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Resources for Students and Scholars Impacted by Events Abroad


The International Students & Programs Office understands that unexpected events occuring in our students' and scholars' home countries or nearby regions, whether it be geopolitical conflict or natural disaster, can be complex, distressing, and far-reaching. We are here to support you. Please view the following resources available to you during these challenging times.

Support for International Students

Support for International Researchers, Faculty, and Post-Doctoral Students

  • Health & Wellness
    • There are professional counselors at  Faculty & Staff Assistance Program . They are available to help international faculty/scholars on the campus side and all postdocs and visiting scholars in the institution, and all their services are confidential. (858-534-5523)
    • Health Sciences faculty and staff can access services via LiveandWorkWell, the Employee Assistance Program administered by Optum (866-808-6205).

Support for Extension International Students

  • Health & Wellness
    • Extension International Students may access off-campus counseling services through their Anthem medical insurance plan. For assistance, students should contact our IP Health and Welfare team at
  • Academic Support
    • English Language Institute students should contact their academic advisor at .
    • Certificate and University and Professional Studies students should contact their academic advisors at
  • International Advising & Services