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Study Abroad UC San Diego

Location:
Matthews Quad*
UCtr 409, Suite 120
Find the location here.

Study Abroad Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Driving Directions

Study Abroad UC San Diego is most easily reached by exiting onto La Jolla Village Drive from I-5, whether approaching UC San Diego from the north or the south.

  • From Interstate-5, exit on La Jolla Village Drive West.
  • Proceed to the first light at the bottom of the hill and turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive
  • Turn left onto Gilman Drive
  • At the first stoplight, turn right onto Russell Lane

Study Abroad UC San Diego is within UCtr 409, suite 120, on the east side of Matthews Quad.

Parking Information

The Gilman Parking Structure has visitor spaces (marked "V") available for parking by the hour, and is located on Gilman Drive and Russell Lane. Use the pay stations located on each floor to purchase your permit.

Call:
(858) 534-1123

Email:
abroad@ucsd.edu

Address:
Study Abroad UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0095
La Jolla, California 92093-0095

Emergency Contact Information

UC San Diego and UC Emergency Phone Numbers

Please use these phone numbers only in a true health or safety-related emergency:

  • UC San Diego Police 24-hour emergency number: (858) 534-HELP (4357)
    The UCSD Police have a contact list to reach the International Center leadership in the event of an after-hours emergency abroad.
  • UC Education Abroad Program emergency 24/7 phone number: (805) 893-4762

UC San Diego Emergency Status

Online Emergency Status at UC San Diego (includes current updated status, phone numbers, and links)

Updated status message on UC San Diego campus conditions: (888) 308-8273

Important links for students abroad:

See Also

Have Questions?

  • VAC - Submit a question via VAC
  • Peer Advisor - If you need to talk to someone about the basics of going abroad, come in to see our peer advisor. They have recently returned from study abroad and are here to help you get started!
  • Advisors - Once you have an idea of what or where you want to study, schedule an appointment to meet with one of our academic discipline or country advisors. To make an appointment, you can give us a call us at (858) 534-1123 or visit our office. Advisors are available for 30 minute appointments or 15 minute walk-ins to assist with country or academic discipline specific program information. A Study Abroad Advising Syllabus is available to help you understand advising expectations of students and advisors, and the types of advising services that are available through our office.

Advisor Walk-In Hours:

Click on your study abroad advisor's name on the Advisor Contact page for more information.

Online Student Profile

Before your appointment, log into TritonsAbroad and complete your profile with your study abroad goals. Your profile will be the starting point for discussion with your advisor.

Appointments

Once you have completed the First Steps video and have an idea of what you want to study or where you want to study, schedule an appointment to meet with one of our academic discipline or country advisors. To make an appointment, call us at (858)534-1123 or visit our office. Advisors are available for appointments or walk-ins to assist with country or academic discipline specific program information.

Scheduled Appointments

  • 30 minute sessions
  • Advising by academic discipline or country

Walk-Ins

  • Up to 15 minutes per session
  • Great for quick questions or follow up from a previous appointment