Meet Your Peer Advisor

Your UCDC Peer Advisor is here to help and support you throughout the UCDC application and pre-departure processes. They are UCDC alumni who have had impactful experiences participating in the UCDC program and want to share their expertise with you.

Samantha Moore

sammy-moore.pngPreferred name: Sammy She/her/hers

Participated in: UCDC Fall 2022

My name is Samantha (Sammy) Moore, and I am a fourth-year double major in Politics and Philosophy who participated in the UCDC Washington program during fall 2022. I am from Santa Barbara, California, and I like to crochet, watch movies, and read in my free time. I also studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland during fall 2021 and want to travel more!

Areas of expertise:

  • UCDC 
  • Finding an internship
  • Applying and interviewing for internships
  • Navigating new cultural communities (DC and Europe)
  • Studying abroad in Scotland

Peer Advising

Email Advising

You can email any general questions about the UCDC program to and you will receive a response within 2-3 business days. 


To make an appointment to meet with your UCDC peer advisor, follow the instructions on our Advising page. When setting up your appointment, be sure to pick Sammy Moore as your advisor and indicate the following:

  • Appointment Reason > Getting Started, OR How to Apply, OR Choosing a Program, OR Other
  • Is this appointment related to a specific Program? > No
  • Type of Program > UCDC
  • Region/Country > Domestic/USA
  • Advisors > Sammy Moore

Drop-In Advising

We offer weekly drop-in peer advising on Thursdays from 2 to 4 PM. Come to the Division of Global Engagement at Classroom Unit 1 Room 103 to check in. We recommend that all students create a profile in the Global Learning Portal before attending drop-in advising.

***Drop-in hours will NOT BE offered during Spring Break, and will resume on April 6th***