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Study abroad resources for parents and families.

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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.

Exporing and Studying Abroad

Watch a moderated panel of UCSD Student Triton Returnees discuss their experiences studying abroad. The panel was part of UC San Diego Parent & Family Programs' '2022 Homecoming + Family Weekend.'

2018 General Health and Safety Pre-Departure Webinar

2018 UCEAP Family/Parent Orientation Webinar

2019 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)

Other Resources