Resources for Students


    For International Students

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    International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) provides visa and immigration advising to F-1 and J-1 international students at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). ISSS also provides orientation, workshops, information, and referrals to international students regarding cultural, personal, and other concerns. We welcome you to UCSC, and are here to assist you as you transition to your new community.


  • Study Abroad

  • No alternative textAs a UCSC student, you have a variety of study abroad options and many factors to consider when selecting a program. Before you apply, think about academic, personal, and even professional goals. UCSC Study Abroad Advisors are available to assist UCSC students with program selection, the application process, and academic planning. Click for more information.

  • Undergraduate Research Abroad

  • No alternative textGlobal Engagement is currently promoting the International Junior Research Associate program for undergraduate students.  This eight week non-credit research opportunity is offered through our partner institution the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.  The prorgram is competetive and can accommodate up to two students from research areas associated with Music, Film, Physics, or Astrophysics.  The application deadline is March 1, 2017.  Please click for more information.