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Learn more about the mission, vision and pillars that exemplify Global Initiatives' core values and commitments.


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Our Departments:

International Students & Programs Office (ISPO) Snapshot

ISPO supports the academic and intercultural experiences of international students, providing the highest levels of knowledge and expertise in advising and immigration services.

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Study Abroad UC San Diego Snapshot

Study Abroad supports all students who wish to study, research or work abroad and faculty interested in developing global academic programs.

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International Faculty & Scholars Office (IFSO) Snapshot

IFSO provides a wide array of services to academic departments and over 2,700 international faculty, researchers and visiting scholars coming to UC San Diego.

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Director's Office Contacts

Contact the Director's Office

International Faculty & Scholars Office Contacts

Contact IFSO

International Students & Programs Office

Contact ISPO

Study Abroad UC San Diego

Contact Study Abroad

 Our Locations:

Emergency Contact Information:

UC San Diego and UC Emergency Phone Numbers

Please use these phone numbers only in a true health or safety-related emergency:

  • UC San Diego International Center emergency number: 858-534-4357 (UCSD Campus Police Dispatch)
  • UC Education Abroad Program emergency 24/7 phone number: (805) 893-4762

UC San Diego Emergency Status

Online Emergency Status at UC San Diego (includes current updated status, phone numbers, and links)

Updated status message on UC San Diego campus conditions: (888) 308-8273

Important links for students abroad:

Especially for international students and scholars:

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