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Study Abroad 101 Webinar for UCSD Students, Parents and Families

Wednesday, November 28th, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Join us!  You will learn about the career benefits of study abroad, the services and support provided by the UCSD Study Abroad Office, program opportunities, academic planning and credit for courses taken abroad, financial aid and scholarships for study abroad, health and safety of our students abroad and returning to UCSD after being abroad.

Please register for the webinar at this link,


Attention Parents and Families of UC San Diego Students Planning to Study Abroad! 

UC San Diego offers webinars geared for Parents and Families in the Spring. Future Webinars will be recorded and posted on this page after their scheduled date. An email invitation will be mailed to your student with webinar instructions and you can also check back here for more details about signing up for these webinars. Click below to view past webinars.

2018 General Health and Safety Pre-Departure Webinar

2018 UCEAP Family/Parent Orientation Webinar

2018 Global Seminars Parent/Family Webinar

UC San Diego Resources

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UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP)

University of California’s system-wide study abroad program that provides academic opportunities for UC students at over 150 institutions in over 40 countries.

UC San Diego Global Seminars

A UCSD-based 5 week summer abroad program taught by UCSD faculty during Summer Session I or II.

Opportunities Abroad Program (OAP)

Study, work, volunteer, and intern anywhere through non-UC based program providers and institutions.

Learn more about the differences between the different programs: Comparison Chart (PDF)

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