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COVID-19 Message from UC Merced Study Abroad

Please know that we are here to help you dream and plan to go abroad whenever you are ready and programs can reopen. (More info)

Advisor Info

Peer Advisors

For general inquiries

Zoom drop-in advising: T & W, 12:00-1:00PM

Cece Núñez

Advising for: North & Central America, Caribbean, Oceania, Mainland Europe (except Italy-only)

Zoom drop-in advising: M & F, 10:00AM-12:00PM

Jennifer Heinrich

Advising for: Asia, United Kingdom, Ireland

Zoom drop-in advising: R, 11:00AM-1:00PM

Craig R Harmelin

Advising for: Africa, Middle East, South America, Italy, Semester at Sea

Zoom drop-in advising: R, 1:15-1:45PM

Find Us

Coffee with an Advisor

Use Instagram Live (download for your phone) Thursdays at 2:00 PM PT to join or watch open chats and interviews with alumni, returnees, or study abroad staff

Zoom Drop-In Hours

Drop in for informal advising, to share a screen or resources, etc:

Peer Advisors, T & W, 12-1PM
Cece Núñez, M & F, 10AM-12PM
Jennifer Heinrich, R, 11AM-1PM
Craig R Harmelin, R, 1:15-1:45PM

Walk & Talk Sessions

Connect via Zoom or phone for less formal advising without screensharing:

Craig R Harmelin


Connect with an advisor via Zoom with the expectation to use video and take advantage of personalized advising while exploring online resources:

Cece Núñez
Jennifer Heinrich
Craig R Harmelin


Attend an (e-)event, whether a game, a program, an info session, or a workshop