Enrolling at UCI DCE gives you more than just a great academic program; students can expect a full range of support service to make their time with us as productive and fulfilling as possible.
- Vibrant classes
- Small classes of international students—future friends, business, and life mentors
- Internationally-minded, warm, talented teachers who understand, challenge, and support you
- Interactive lessons targeted to skill-building
- One-on-one conferences with instructors
- One-on-one academic advising
- Team of advisors waiting to meet international students and discuss your study questions
- Support with navigating classes and your study/career plan at UCI and beyond, U.S. college counseling, problems around your classes
- One-on-one immigration advising
- Advisors who answer and guide
- Topics: visas, extending your stay, vacations, study leaves, travel regulations, working, school transfers, leaving the U.S., and more
- Health and wellness advising
- Full-time Wellness Advisor to support you with your personal health and well-being, including assistance with receiving medical care, psychological concerns, health insurance, and referrals to campus and community resources
- Workshops on a variety of wellness topics such as stress management, meditation, and nutrition
- One-on-one appointments can be made by email or by calling +1 (949) 824-6872
- Adapting to life in the U.S., staying healthy physically and mentally, navigating relationships and stress, living on your own, understanding health insurance, working with housing or money issues
- Career preparation workshops
- Activities! Full calendar of student-life activities, campus and local events, weekend trips
- UCI student conversation partners
- Workshops: hip-hop dance, prepping for job interviews, and more
- Support navigating class technology, connecting with local transportation and resources, accessing UCI student clubs
- Communication about ways to stay safe—including safety escorts on campus
- Full access to on-campus computer labs, libraries, food courts, coffee shops, and a large recreation center plus shops and restaurants across the street.
- Read our Student Handbook for important academic, cultural, and practical information. It will answer many of your questions and prepare you for successful studies with us.
Why Choose UCI DCE International Programs?
Watch this video to learn more about the full experience you will get with us in southern California.