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UCLA Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars

Promoting Global Connection, International Understanding, and Cultural Sensitivity

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 Staff 22 Get in Touch With Our Staff!

Find ways to get in touch with the Dashew Center via email and in-person. Schedule an appointment with a F-1/J-1 counselor for specific assistance.

banking Tax Filing Season is here!

Learn more on how to file your taxes as an international student or scholar and get the resources you need!

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.

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!

envelope 2022 Envelope Magazine 2023

Submissions are open now through spring 2023! Envelope is Dashew Center's Art & Writing Magazine featuring creative work from UCLA's International Students, Scholars, and Staff community members.


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.

programs Dashew Center Programs

Interested in getting more involved with the Dashew Center? Join one of the programs that serve the international community here at UCLA. Learn about our programs and events!

CAPS UCLA Psychological and Health Resources

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

ashe UCLA Health Center & Resources

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

uclarec UCLA Recreation & Wellness

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

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Connect with UCLA housing and learn about your options!

Dashew Center Messages Dashew Center Messages

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

Wescom&Dashew UCLA Wescom Credit Union

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.

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