Global Community student

Living in the Global Community gives you opportunities to make friends with people from all over the world, learn about different cultures, taste other foods, listen to various kinds of music.


Global Hall

Britton/Hadley is a great option for students interested in culture, language, travel, and study abroad. Home to many of our international students, staff strive to cultivate experiences to create a globally aware community.


  • Backyard grill out to welcome international students and showcase classic Americana.
  • Trips to showcase fall in West Michigan.
  • Spotlighting international holidays and celebrations.
  • Study abroad information session.


  • Large kitchen for fixing meals together as a way of sharing food and culture. 
  • Past activities include an American cookout, field trips to explore West Michigan like the farmers’ market and an apple orchard and Chinese New Year celebrations.
  • Located in Hadley Hall [Valley 1].