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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. The Dashew Center serves the international community at UCLA. We are the central hub for resources, support and advocacy for international students and scholars.

Announcements & Quick Links

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

Global s '22-'23 Global Siblings Applications are Open!

The Global Siblings program is a great way to share your culture, build a community, and learn about other cultures! Students get matched with someone of a different cultural background for the Fall and Winter Quarters, and participate in activities together both in-person and online. Apply now!


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

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!

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!

scamss Scams and Safety

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

covid COVID-19 & Safety Updates

More information on the most recent COVID-19 updates from the UCLA campus, read Dashew Center messages, and check the most recent guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CAPS UCLA Psychological and Heath 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

ucla housing UCLA Housing

Connect with UCLA housing and learn about your options!

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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Class of 2022 - International Graduate Student Spotlights!

Iryna - L.L.M UCLA Law School
Kongpob - UCLA Public Affairs
Kongpob - UCLA Public Affairs Major
Una - UCLA Sociology Major and Education Studies Minor

Welcome to UCLA by Alan Wang

Welcome to UCLA | UCLA 2022 Video