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Take Your First Steps!

Before meeting with an advisor, it is important that you learn the basics to studying abroad at UC San Diego.
  • Watch our First Steps' Quick Videos below outlining how to study abroad at UC San Diego.
  • When offered, you can also attend an in-person information session offered at the Study Abroad Office.
  • Remember! It is important that you complete your First Steps before meeting with an advisor to help you gain an overview of study abroad at UC San Diego and make your advising appointment go smoothly.

First Steps' Quick Guides: One Minute Videos

Quick Guide to Program Options

Quick Guide to Financing

Quick Guide to Selecting Courses

Quick Guide to Timing

Quick Guide to Choosing Your Location

Quick Guide to Internships & Research

First Steps Video (4 minutes)

After watching, log into TritonsAbroad to enter your study abroad goals.

TritonsAbroad is our online study abroad portal, which you can access using your UCSD Personal ID number (PID) and Personal Access Code (PAC).