Advising

You must create a profile in the Global Learning Portal before scheduling an appointment or attending drop-in advising.


We recommend that all students who have not selected a program type visit us for drop-in advising prior to making an appointment.
Location: Classroom Unit Room 103

Note: Drop-in advising will not be offered on university holidays.

General Global Learning Drop-In Advising 
  • Mondays 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. (canceled 1/31/24 due to weather)
  • Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
UCDC-Specific Drop-In Advising 
  • Fridays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (canceled Friday, 1/26/24)

Peer Advisors

Meet with a Peer Advisor as you are getting started. Note: Peer advisor appointments will resume the week of 1/8/24.

Caira Jordan
  • Choosing a Program
  • How to Apply
  • Affording Global Learning
  • General Questions
Bio

Major: Film and Digital Media
Global Learning Program: UCEAP University of Queensland
Areas of Expertise: Being Black/Female Abroad, UCEAP, Travel Insurance Claims, Film & Digital Media/Art

Denilson Perez
  • Choosing a Program
  • How to Apply
  • Affording Global Learning
  • General Questions
Bio

Major: Latin American and Latino Studies and Sociology, Language Studies
Global Learning Program: UCEAP University of Bologna, UCEAP National Autonomous University of Mexico
Areas of Expertise: UCEAP, First-generation College Students, Supporting Students of Color, LGBTQIA+, Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Mariah Silva
  • Choosing a Program
  • How to Apply
  • Affording Global Learning
  • General Questions
Bio

Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Global Learning Program: UCEAP Tropical Biology and Conservation, UCEAP University of Capetown, UCSC Global Seminar Evolution and Fish Biology in Southern Africa
Areas of Expertise: UCEAP, UCSC Global Seminars, First Generation/Low-income students, STEM Majors, Solo-female Traveling

Kaylee Campos

UCDC Peer Advisor

  • How to Apply
  • General Questions

UCDC Peer Advisors can help you with the application and pre-departure processes.

Bio

Major: Politics and Latin American/Latino Studies
Global Learning Program: UCDC, Internship with Strathdee Group in partnership with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus BOLD PAC
Areas of Expertise: UCDC, LGBTQIA+, First-generation Latinx students, Low-income students, Aspiring law school students, Providing support for students of color and DRC-affiliated students


Global Learning Advisors

Meet with a Global Learning advisor once you have narrowed your program options and have specific questions.


Quick Questions

Email Advising

Email globallearning@ucsc.edu with general inquiries. Include your name and student ID. 


Financial Aid Advising

Virtual advising appointments with the Financial Aid team assigned to Global Learning Programs are available on Tuesdays from 12-2 p.m.

Scheduling an Appointment

Students should follow our process to request a financial aid estimate, and use the appointment time to ask follow-up questions regarding their estimates.  To book an appointment visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships website and include your program information, your student ID, and your first and last name on your request. After you book your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email from our office which will include meeting details.

Email finaid.specialprograms@ucsc.edu with general inquiries.


Connect with Alumni

If you would like to be connected with another student who has already participated in your program or country of interest, please submit the Connect with Alumni Request Form.


Withdrawing

If you need to withdraw from a program, please fill out the Global Learning Request to Withdraw Form. Consult program-specific information for withdrawal deadlines to avoid withdrawal fees.