Faculty-Led Academic Planning

UCSC Faculty-led Courses & Grades

As a participant on UCSC Faculty-Led, you will retain your UC student status abroad. All of your courses, grades, & units will be added to your UC transcript.  Grades earned while on UCSC Faculty-led will be calculated into your cumulative UCSC GPA and units will be added to your total UCSC units.

Satisfying Degree Requirements


Depending on the program, it may be possible that UCSC Faculty-led courses to satisfy major and/or minor requirements. We recommend you speak with your major now to determine how to have your UCSC courses approved for your department and how to fit study abroad into your academic plan.


Depending on the program, it may be possible to use UCSC Faculty-led courses to satisfy GE requirements.