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Our headquarters are located right here on campus, but students from any university are welcome to participate on USAC programs. That means not only will you make friends and connections in your host country, but you can also engage and network with peers from all over the United States while you explore another country and culture together. And because we are your study abroad office, University of Nevada, Reno students like you have access to special resources to help you plan your study abroad experience.

UNR student discounts and scholarships


All University of Nevada, Reno students, regardless of where you apply, will now receive a $385 discount on USAC programs! In addition, if you apply for a Specialty Program location for a semester, yearlong, or both summer sessions, you’ll receive an additional $415 discount, for a total discount of $800.

Please note: Students must be enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno to receive the discount, and must select it as their home university. Discounts are valid for programs ending before December 31, 2024. USAC reserves the right to set and determine eligibility and offerings. 

$800 off programs in:

Chile: Santiago
Costa Rica: Heredia
Czech Republic: Prague
France: Lyon, Pau
Germany: Lüneburg
India: Bengaluru
Italy: Reggio Emilia, Torino, Verona, Viterbo
Spain: Alicante, Bilbao, Madrid, San Sebastián, Valencia
Thailand: Chiang Mai
Uruguay: Montevideo

*The $800 discount does not apply to Partnership Programs, or Specialty Programs during January sessions, single summer sessions, or faculty-led programs. 

$385 off programs in:

Australia: Gold Coast, Melbourne
Cuba: La Habana
Brighton, Bristol, London, Reading
Ireland: Cork, Galway
Israel: Haifa
Japan: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Nishinomiya
Korea: Gwangju, Seoul
Netherlands: Maastricht, The Hague
New Zealand: Auckland
Portugal: Lisbon
Scotland: St Andrews, Stirling
South Africa: Stellenbosch
Sweden: Växjö

*The $385 discount does not apply to faculty-led programs. 


USAC is thrilled to announce a new $500 scholarship opportunity exclusively for UNR students studying abroad in any of the following locations. Simply complete a scholarship application and you'll automatically be considered.

Santiago, Chile
Prague, Czech Republic
Pau, France

Bengaluru, India
Viterbo, Italy

Please note: Students must be enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno to receive the discount, and must select it as their home university. The $500 Scholarship is only valid for the five programs above during the 2024-25 academic year (Summer 2024, Fall 2024, January 2025, Spring 2025, and Yearlong 2024-25). Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. USAC reserves the right to set and determine eligibility and offerings.


Advising sessions are available both virtually and in-person at the USAC Office in the Virginia Street Gym.  

Virtual advising

If you're just getting started on your study abroad journey and would like to speak with someone about the application process, choosing a program, or affording study abroad, schedule an appointment to speak with one of our Enrollment Specialists online.

Schedule an Appointment

Drop-in advising

Visit us for drop-in advising in the bottom floor of the Virginia Street Gym.

Monday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday: CLOSED

Advising Guides

Find details on program locations and advising guides featuring session details including available USAC courses and UNR equivalencies.

UNR Advising Guides

Study abroad checklist

Every year, hundreds of University of Nevada, Reno students study abroad with USAC. With programs in 27 countries, classes for every major offered in English, and plenty of immersion opportunities, it is easy to find a location that fits into your academic program and meets your personal goals.

Follow the steps below to make sure you are picking the correct program for your personal and academic goals, and don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions along the way.

Ready to start your greatest adventure?

Find your perfect destination and learn about what each program offers you, including courses, budget sheets, field trips and tours, integrated living, language partners, internships, volunteering, and service-learning opportunities.

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