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Pay it forward and save $25

Save $25 when you book your tickets to study abroad with STA Travel. For every UC student who books with STA, UCEAP earns $15 to fund future scholarships.

Call the number below and book your travel with the promotional code: CAMPUS5


 Airfare Deposit Program

Do you want to take advantage of a low fare for your plane ticket, but have to wait for your financial aid or scholarship disbursement to pay for it? STA offers you the chance to book now and pay later.  Make a $300 nonrefundable deposit on your airfare and today’s price is locked in for you. Pay the balance 7 days before departure. To book your flight, you must call STA's dedicated line for UCEAP students at 1-800-229-6197For more information please see STA's website.

STA Gives Back to UCEAP

When you book with STA, you are supporting UCEAP. For every UCEAP student who books a flight, STA donates to support future students participating on UCEAP programs. Since 2016-17, STA has funded eight STA Start the Adventure Scholarships of up $1,000 each for UCEAP students participating on summer programs. 

The scholarship recipients are:

  • Mario Escalante, UC Berkeley, Ghana, 2016-17
  • Araya Lin, UC San Diego, Thailand, 2016-17
  • Christian Lugo, UC Riverside, Dominican Republic, 2016-17
  • Rani Kheir, UC Berkeley, China, 2017-18
  • Margaret Tsui, UC San Diego, Japan, 2017-18
  • Matthew Hernandez, UC Santa Barbara, India, 2018-19
  • Ruben Calderon, UC Santa Cruz, Hong Kong, 2019-20
  • Collete Christensen, UC Berkeley, Singapore, 2019-20

You can take advantage of all of STA’s services, including the Airfare Deposit Program, the price match guarantee, and STA’s expertise in sending students abroad, and give back to UCEAP at the same time!

Ready to get started on purchasing a ticket?  Be sure to check your UCEAP program calendar for your arrival date. Then call STA's dedicated UCEAP student line at 1-800-229-6197 to book your ticket. Be sure to tell them you are studying abroad with UCEAP!

Do not make any travel arrangements until the dates for your program option are posted.


About STA Travel

STA Travel is the world's largest student, youth, and budget travel organization. STA Travel specializes in cheap flights, and provides comprehensive booking services for UC students, assuring competitive rates, changeable tickets, and flexible deposit options.  ​​​​​​​