Santa Clara University

Study Abroad

Get Involved on Campus

Welcome Back!

We trust that your readjustment to life back on campus is going well. If you haven’t already felt the re-entry culture shock, you probably will at some point in your readjustment to life back in the US and Santa Clara. Coming back can be a stressful and confusing time as you cope with all the emotions of missing the study abroad experiences. But this is also the time when incredible personal growth can occur as you begin to reflect on that whole experience. As you go through the re-entry process, please know that this is a natural phase of cultural adjustment similar to when you had to adapt to studying abroad in your host country. We encourage you to get in involved on campus to keep your international experience alive and meaningful.

  • iconWelcome Back Event

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Benson, California Mission Room.  A day for returning study abroad students to reconnect with each other to reflect on your study abroad experiences and the inevitable readjustment process. The event starts with beverages and hor d'oeuvres with fun activities to follow.

  • iconJoin the International Club

     Join the International Club on campus to practice your language skills with international students, network with former study abroad students, and serve as a mentor for incoming international exchange students from the country in which you studied.

  • iconPre-Departure Orientation Panelist

     Join other former study abroad students to help out during our annual Pre-Departure Orientation group meetings. Please sign up to be an International Ambassador and be on the look out for emails from us.

  • iconStudent Perspectives

     Want to create a video or photo gallery for our Student Perspectives section?

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