Below is the most recent issue of our newsletter to study abroad returnees, intended to encourage students to get involved in a variety of opportunities on campus to extend their learning from their study abroad experience.  

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UCEAP deadlines are coming, May 20 and June 23, 2015.  Please consider sending the below message to students in classes you are currently teaching, suggest that colleagues do the same, or even email all students in your department.  We encourage you to sign the below message from you, however, you can make it from Daniel, if you prefer.  Edit however you desire.

Attached is a Power Point slide that you could show in class and a flier that you could post in your office, department office, or anywhere else you can think of.  If you would like a quantity of these fliers, please let me know.

Most programs are for the spring semester but a few are for the calendar year or spring quarter.  There are programs in all regions of the world and offer courses for all majors.  Early planning is strongly encouraged.

Deadline information in on the web at:
UCEAP program information is on the web at:


Many thanks,
Daniel, Marcella and the Study Abroad Center Staff

Subject:  Plan to study abroad in 2016 - Deadlines soon!

Dear Student,

You are encouraged to study abroad.  The UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) deadlines for programs beginning in winter or spring quarter 2016 are May 20 or June 23, 2015.  Find a specific program’s deadline here.

Freshmen are particularly encouraged to begin planning NOW to fit studying abroad into academic and extra-curricular plans.  You can study abroad, be involved on campus and graduate on time.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity.  Get started today.

Find out how you can study abroad in your major.


Remember, Financial Aid travels with you and many scholarships are available.  Studying abroad can cost the same or less than attending UCI.  Find money here


UCI Costa Rica Program-Research Symposium

Monday, May 11th 4:30-7pm
Student Center Pacific Ballroom

Program sponsored by Student Affairs and Student Housing in partnership with the Division of Undergraduate Education
Event sponsored by TGIF and Mesa Court Council

FREE and open to students, faculty, staff and community members
RSVP online by Friday, May 8th to attend the event.

Please join the 2015 Costa Rica Program for a night of sharing, learning, and discussion at the Costa Rica Research Symposium on Monday, May 11th from 4:30-7pm in the Student Center Pacific Ballroom. This past spring break 16 dedicated UCI students traveled to Costa Rica for a week of global sustainability and cultural immersion. The event includes a presentation about the program and a research fair showcasing the student research projects conducted while in Costa Rica. Dress is business and Costa Rican inspired heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served during the research fair.

This year, we will be joined by the Global P.E.A.C.E. program, a Student Affairs Innovation Grant program, that also traveled to Costa Rica during spring break as part of a pilot program focused on peace education. As part of the research symposium, they will share some highlights during the program and participate in the fair afterwards.

The Costa Rica Program has been supported by many stakeholders and we are excited to share our experiences, research and memories of Costa Rica. Please RSVP by 5PM Friday, May 8th online at to attend the event. This event is open to the campus community and public, however RSVPs are required and the event is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about the program please visit our website at

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