Santa Clara University

Study Abroad

Helpful Tips

Need your documents notarized?

On-Campus Notary Public: Contact Monica Manriquez ( at Walsh Administration Building for an appointment.

-set up an appointment -know what documents you need notarized -have documents fully completed and unsigned -fee $10 (cash preferred but will accept a check) per notarization (if you need multiple documents notarized: it's $10 per document per signature) -need valid driver license or passport

Need passport-size photos?

Walgreens, CVS, and Costco all provide passport photo sevices.  Below is a list of the closest locations to campus:

Ad West Mail and Copy Center:

59 Washington St.
Santa Clara, CA 

This center takes SCU Access Flex Points


200 N. Winchester Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050


3081 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050


1601 Coleman Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050


Tip Sheets

Below are some Sustainability Abroad tip sheets provided by the SCU Office of Sustainability along with location-specific helpful tips from former study abroad students in the International Ambassadors program at Santa Clara University.

Caution: Any views or opinions expressed in the location-specific tip sheets are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent Santa Clara University, the Study Abroad Office, or our affiliated study abroad program providers. Please use information at your own discretion and risk.
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