Pre-Departure Requirements

This page is ONLY for UC Irvine students who have already been accepted to an abroad program. Click on your program option below for important details and instructions regarding your mandatory pre-departure requirements.

Predeparture Requirements

After both being approved through UCIAbroad and accepted to your program, you must complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the post-acceptance/pre-departure section within the UCI Abroad portal.
  2. Complete the pre-departure requirements of your program.
    • For UCEAP participants, these are in your UCEAP portal.
    • Contact your program directly if you have any questions.
  3. Attend the Study Abroad Center pre-departure orientation the quarter before you depart.
    • You will receive an email invitation once the Study Abroad Center sets the dates and times.

Withdrawing From Your Program

If you would like to meet with an advisor before withdrawing to see if there is any way we can assist you, call 949-824-6343 to schedule an appointment.

If you are confident that you would like to withdraw, complete our Withdrawal Form before your program’s withdrawal deadline. Note: After the withdrawal deadline for your program, you will be liable for withdrawal fees.