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Students, look no further! The following resources will help you navigate the process of studying abroad. Going abroad or away for an educational, research, or internship experience is an exciting and life-changing endeavor, and we congratulate you on your curiosity to see other parts of the U.S. and the world.

    Complete Your Study Abroad Profile

  • First StepsLearn about how to study abroad or away at UCSC through creating a profile in our online database system, Slugs Abroad! The guided profile questions will help you learn about how to study abroad on our campus, share program types, provide identity-based information, and more. Completing a Study Abroad Profile is a required first step before attending any workshops, meeting with advisors or submitting a study abroad registration or application for you.

  • Academic Planning

  • Academic PlanningStart planning today to incorporate study abroad into your academic plan! Learn how you can study abroad within your major with UCSC Faculty-Led programs, UCSC Global Exchange programs, UCSC Domestic Exchange programs, UCEAP, other UC programs, and Non-UC Study Abroad programs

  • Affording Study Abroad

  • Affording Study AbroadWant to know how you can afford to study abroad? Follow the steps laid out to understand the cost of participation, requesting a financial aid estimate, making a study abroad budget, applying for scholarships and other tools to afford study abroad.

  • Health and Safety

  • Health and SafetyAs you make preparations to study abroad, it is essential to take into consideration your health and safety. Learn about the required health clearance process, and see how health insurance works abroad.

  • Identities Abroad and Away

  • Identities Abroad and AwayUtilize identity-based resources designed for inclusion and diversity, consider ways to approach and engage in study abroad based on your identity, and read articles addressing themes within identity abroad and away

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Frequently Asked QuestionsIf you have further questions about study abroad after completing your Study Abroad profile, we encourage you to review the FAQs about applications, finances, academics, programs, and more. We have an answer for you!

  • Housing

  • HousingUC The California Housing Board is a forum that students can utilize to share information and find out about available housing. It is used by both UC students and incoming reciprocity students who are looking for housing for one, two or three quarters during their UC studies.

  • Resources

  • Resources thumbnailFind documents to help you with program selection, affording to study abroad, preparing for your program, and more.