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Yes, be prepared to attend in-person courses.

  • Each UC will implement instruction as campus facilities and local health conditions allow.  
  • The home page of your host UC has a link to COVID-19 news.  Check it often for updates and requirements.
  • If a course includes remote instruction, it will be noted in the schedule of classes.
  • Plan to arrive at UC in time to attend any required pre-term orientation activities and the first day of class.

No, UC courses will be in-person and you should plan to arrive in time for orientation and the first day of class.

All students at UC are required to have health insurance and are automatically enrolled in theUC campus plan. The cost of insurance is applied to your student billing account. Insurance coverage and costs vary by campus. 

To be covered under a plan other than the UC campus plan, you must request a waiver (exemption) from the requirement within the announced deadlines. Review your host UC campus requirements to ensure that your insurance from home meets all waiver criteria. A campus-specific waiver request along with proof of enrollment in the alternative insurance plan must be submitted for review to the campus by the posted deadline.

Waiver is not automatic: Do not assume that a waiver will be approved. Purchase of the UC insurance plan is a UC requirement. Budget for this expense.

See the campus specific instructions for your host UC for more information.

Follow the instructions that you receive from your host UC and respond to any address request you receive. Each UC may have a different way for you to provide address information to meet any address requirements either through update of your student profile in the campus information system or directly with the international students and scholars’ office. 

Yes. At the end of your UCEAP program, we will send a transcript to your home university that shows all the work that you completed while at UC.

We are here to help.  Contact your home university international office and UCEAP for advice.  Let us know your full name, home university and host UC so that we can more quickly respond to your request.