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Congratulations and Welcome to UCEAP!

Winter & Spring Quarter 2018 Departures: Your UCEAP pre-departure requirements are on EEE+Canvas. If you cannot access the Study Abroad course space and are departing this winter or spring quarter 2018, please contact us.

Summer & Fall Quarter 2018 Departures: Your UCEAP pre-departure requirements will be on EEE+Canvas. If you have received your selection letter from, but cannot access the Study Abroad course space, please contact us.


If you haven't already done so, it is critical that you read all the tabs very carefully on How to Get Credit, especially the Credit Limitations tab, as this may have academic and financial aid implications.

Orientations and Quiz

Programs beginning in Summer or Fall.

Programs beginning in Winter quarter.

Programs beginning in Spring quarter.

Health Insurance While Abroad

It is critical that you read the information that pertains to you and follow the instructions on Health Insurance While Abroad.

UCEAP Systemwide Office Pre-Departure Requirements

As a UCEAP Participant, your main point of contact will be the UCEAP Systemwide Office. You will receive an e-mail from the Systemwide Office one or two quarters prior to departure with a link to your EAP Pre-departure Requirements.  When available, the link can be found on the Participants section of the UCEAP web site.  Be sure to take action when indicated and meet all deadlines, failing to do so may result in your dismissal from EAP.  Direct all questions regarding these forms and instructions to your Program Advisor at the UCEAP Systemwide Office.

Need to Know Information

Read about things you may Need to Know. Topics on this link include:

  • Airline Ticket
  • How to Get Credit
  • Photos
  • Disability Services
  • How to Prepare
  • Returnee List
  • Fees & Enrollment at UCI
  • Notary
  • Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • Housing at UCI
  • Passport
  • Student Visa
  • Update Your Contact Info

Online Seminar While Abroad

Reflections While Abroad is an optional online, 1 unit, P/NP course for students who are currently studying abroad. The objective is to help you focus your thoughts about the exciting, transformative experience you are having and articulate the important life skills that are gained by experiencing a different culture. Click here for course details, including how to enroll.

Withdrawing from UCEAP

  • If you decide that you cannot participate on UCEAP, call or stop by the UCI Study Abroad Center to sign the Withdrawal Form. Your official withdrawal must be in writing.

    • If you have encountered barriers to studying abroad and would like to discuss how these barriers might be overcome, you are welcome to schedule an appointment with your Study Abroad Advisor.
  • Note that you will be charged $500 by UCEAP if you withdraw at anytime after your withdrawal deadline. Additional withdrawal fees may apply, some of which may be before your EAP withdrawal deadline. Refer to your EAP Pre-Departure Requirements for additional information.


If you have any questions, refer to our Contacts Guide for UCEAP Participants so that you know who to contact to get your questions answered.

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