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ISPO has created the following guides to highlight resources that help international students succeed and thrive at UC San Diego. The guides range from fun activities for exploring San Diego to the immigration documents necessary for arrival to the United States. Equipped with interactive lists and helpful links, the guides are tools to enhance your academic and social experiences at UC San Diego.

Welcome Guide

Prepare for arrival with easy check-lists and valuable immigration information.

Coming to UC San Diego Guide

Helpful tips and tricks that can help you succeed at UC San Diego.

10 Things to Consider When Supporting International Students in a Virtual Environment

Learn more about the challenges that international students experience in the virtual environment and ways to improve their experience.

Fall Break Guide

Learn more about Thanksgiving and fall traditions and some fun Thanksgiving episodes from popular TV shows.

Winter Break Guide

Fun at-home activities to celebrate winter holidays.

Spring Break Guide

Ways to explore San Diego and have a productive and relaxing spring break.