Proudly serving the international community at UCLA.

UCLA is home to more than 12,000 international students and scholars. From the moment they arrive at UCLA, the Dashew Center functions as the central hub to provide international students, scholars, and their departments with visa services, resources, support and advocacy on campus. At the center of its mission, the Dashew Center aims to serve the entire UCLA community by promoting the values of creating global connection, international understanding and cultural sensitivity.

Announcements & Quick Links

Stay in the loop with the most recent updates and resources here at the UCLA campus!

Dashew Center Messages Dashew Center Messages

See important messages & updates from the Dashew Center sent to our students and scholars!


New to UCLA? the iSTART @UCLA is a mandatory on-boarding process. Navigate the International Student Orientation and Post-Arrival Status Check-In, and learn more about the first steps in joining UCLA as an international Student.

scamss Important Reminder: Be Aware of Scams and Fraud!

Scams and fraud are becoming more and more common and they can also specially affect the international community. Read more about potential scams and how to protect yourself.

mybruinportal MyBruin International

Learn all about our new portal for visa related documents & services!

Be well Bruin Be Well Bruin

Find support, resources, and tools to be the best you!

programs Dashew Center Programs

Learn about our programs and events! Join one of the programs that serve the international community here at UCLA. Interested in working at events? The Programming team is currently hiring student staff!

Resource Guide Resource Guide for International Students & Scholars

Main page to find all necessary resources and tips as you navigate through your journey here at UCLA as an international student/scholar!

Wescom&Dashew Wescom (Dashew Center's Official Banking Partner)

Need to open a bank account? Wescom has been committed to helping Bruins build better financial futures for more than seven years by providing valuable and affordable financial products and services. Dashew Center's Official Banking Partner.

CAPS UCLA Psychological and Health Resources

UCLA Offers many psychological, wellness, and counseling services for our international community. Learn more about what is available!

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Learn more about UCLA's health center and wellness resources available to students and scholars on campus.

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Explore UCLA's recreation services, gyms and classes to our Bruins! #activebruin

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