Invitation to So Cal Study Abroad Advisors: U.S. Department of State Regional Visit at USC!

January 24, 2019

The University of Southern California

is pleased to announce:

An in-person presentation for the U.S. study abroad community

By the U.S. Department of State’s

Bureau of Consular Affairs and

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs


Rachel Arndt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services (bio attached)

Cecilia Choi, Diplomat in Residence, Southern California Region (bio link)

Program Topics

  • Consular safety and security messaging
  • Travel safety and preparedness
  • Department of State scholarship opportunities for students, scholars, administrators and teachers
  • Resources for U.S. higher education institutions to build, expand, or diversify U.S. study abroad programs

Please join us for this live, in-person event.  The program is free of charge and space is limited. Please RSVP in advance to reserve your spot!

Friday, February 15, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 3:00pm

Tutor Campus Center, Room 227

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

RSVP for this Los Angeles area event!

This event is intended to occur as stated on Friday, February 15th in anticipation of the U.S. government reopening.  If the lapse in government appropriations continues and the event is cancelled, you will be notified by Wednesday, February 13th.

Questions? Contact Erica Lovano McCann at

Published on January 24th, 2019

Last updated on January 19th, 2021