Resources for Faculty, International Scholars, and Staff


    For Faculty & Scholars

  • No alternative text

    International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) supports researchers and scholars from other countries in their immediate and ongoing transition to the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). ISSS provides cultural orientation, visa guidance, and ongoing practical support with the aim of improving the international scholar experience on campus and in the community.


  • Funding Opportunities

  • No alternative textCurrent global funding opportunities for UCSC faculty, scholars, and staff.

  • For Departments

  • No alternative textInternational Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) supports academic units in bringing some of the world's most experienced scholars and researchers to UCSC. ISSS facilitates and monitors immigration compliance within a complex, ever-changing regulatory environment.  By providing timely and accurate guidance, ISSS enables the university to recruit and retain international scholars in support of the institution's teaching and research missions.

  • For International Travel

  • No alternative textTraveling abroad and representing UCSC overseas? It is important to register your trip in order to be covered by UC system insurance. Click for more information, recent safety guidance from the U.S. Department of State, and additional travel related resources.