IEO Events


    Fulbright Workshop: U.S. Student Program

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    Friday, April 22, 2016 | 12:30 PM-1:30 PM | Graduate Student Commons

    The UCSC Fulbright Program Advisor will be discussing the application details and campus deadlines.  There will be time for Q&A. Seating is limited, it is recommended to sign up here. Learn more.


  • Study Abroad 101: Cowell & Stevenson College

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    Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM | Stevenson Fireside Lounge

    Come explore your options for study abroad! Bring your lunch and come by to hear about: Program Options, Academic Planning Tips, Financing Information, and Country/Region Options.


  • International Photo Showcase & Alumni Reception

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    Friday, April 29, 2016 | 5-7pm | Bridge Gallery (Porter)

    Join us as we honor our 2016 International Photo Contest Winners and welcome back UCSC Alumni to campus! Take "A View Through the Cultural Lens" as expressed by our winning photographs and narratives. Meet and mingle with UCSC Alumni who have an interest in travel, culture, and global engagement. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the UCSC community. Pre-register online today to save time at the door! Alumni, please register here.


  • Monthly Hike

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    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM | International Education Office

    Come explore our beautiful campus! Meet at the International Education Office (Classroom Unit Building) at noon on Wednesday, May 4th. Please sign up! This event is open to International Students and Scholars as well as Study Abroad Returnees, Selected and Prospective Students. We depart promptly at 12:05pm.


  • San Francisco Day Trip

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    Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 8:30am-6:30pm| Departs from Quarry Plaza

    Come and explore San Francisco and visit some of the city's most famous spots! We'll visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Pier 39, and Chinatown! This event is open to International Students and Scholars only. Seats are very limited, so reserve your spot today! If you have difficulty making the reservation, please contact the OPERS Recreation Office at (831) 459-2806/


  • Monthly Coffee Hour

  • Coffee Cup: International Coffee Hour

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM | Terry Freitas Cafe

    Meet people from around the world, learn about different cultures, and share your adventures with others! No need to sign up, just come on by! Bring your own cup or your I.D. to borrow a cup from the cafe. IEO will provide some snacks for you to enjoy. This event is open to the UCSC campus community.


  • Kayaking Trips in May

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    Sunday, May 22, 2016 | 8:00AM-12:30 PM | Depart from OPERS Van Parking Lot (East Field House) | $15

    Have you ever wanted to try kayaking? Now's your chance! Come and paddle along the beautiful coastline! The cost of the trip is $15 per person and seats are very limited, so sign up today. Register online today! For questions about the trip itself, please contact the Recreation Office at (831) 459-2806. 

    *Note: Unfortunatelly, we had to cancel the May 29th kayaking trip.


  • Tea & Talk

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    Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM | IEO Reference Library (Classroom Unit Bldg. Rm 105)

    Last one of the quarter! Come together and get to know each other. Snacks are on us! This is the perfect opportunity for cultural exchange, expanding your social network, making new friends, learning about new things you can do on campus and in the community, and having a good time!

    No IEO staff will be present, but there will  be someone from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) present in case you want to discuss topics such as your transition to the U.S., culture shock, homesickness, academic or social stress, relationship issues, alcohol or drug use concerns or any other mental health concerns.

    This is a no-pressure, non-judgmental, safe place for you to enjoy tea & talk! No sign up required; just come on by!


The International Education Office is dedicated to making our events accessible.  Please contact us at ieo@ucsc.edu to request disability accommodations to any of our events.