Forms and Handouts- International Students

These forms are meant for students at the University of California, Davis. Because of frequent changes to laws and procedures, you must use these forms as they are the most current information. SISS will disregard any requests submitted using previous versions of these forms.

Students requesting an I-20 or DS-2019 form to apply for a student visa should also read Getting Your Student Visa.

If you have any questions regarding the use of request forms, please contact SISS (530-752-0864 or siss@ucdavis.edu).

SISS Pre-Arrival Forms (I-20/DS-2019)
Name of Form Description Rev.Date Download

2016-17 Request for I-20/DS-2019—

For:

1) Undergraduate (not Summer Start Program)
2) Graduate Students
3) Professional Students

All students (not including Summer Start, GSM, or EAP) who will begin their program at UC Davis in summer, fall, winter or spring quarters use this form to request an I-20/DS-2019 for F-1/J-1 visa.

Directions: Go to your iGlobal account, logon, choose Document request>I-20 or DS-2019.1,2

3/2016

iGlobal Portal

2016-17 Request for I-20/DS-2019—

For:

1) Summer Start Program

2) Graduate School of Management (GSM)

3) Education Abroad Program (EAP)

Summer Start, Graduate School of Management, and Education Abroad Program students who will begin their program at UC Davis in summer, fall, winter or spring quarters use this form to request an I-20/DS-2019 for F-1/J-1 visa.

Directions: Go to your iGlobal account, logon, choose Document request>choose the appropriate program (EAP, GSM, or Summer Start Program).1,2

3/2016 iGlobal Portal
Personal Sponsor Funding Form

All students that are using personal funds that are not in their name need to have their personal sponsor (the person who’s name the account is in) fill out this form and upload it as part of their I-20/DS-2019 document request.

2/2016

Personal Sponsor Funding Form
1 Processing times for I-20 and DS-2019 requests can take up to 4 weeks, subject to change.
2 Mailing options for delivery of I-20/DS-2019 document
Pre-Arrival Forms for Other UC Davis Programs

Description

Link
Students attending other programs facilitated through UC Davis Extension:
  • English program
  • Forensic Science
  • LL.M. Program
  • UC Davis Global Achievement Program
  • Youth Program
https://cie.ucdavis.edu/

Processing Times for Current Students

Processing times for the forms below is 2 weeks from receiving a complete request for current students.

Current Student Forms
Name of Form Description Rev.Date Download
Adding Dependents All students use this form to notify SISS of the need to issue documents for their F-2/J-2 dependents1,2.   3/2017 iGlobal
Change of Address for F-1 students F-1 students use this form to report a change in the address.  This cannot be a campus department address or PO Box.  It must be where the student is physically living.  New addresses must be reported within 10 days. 10/2016 iGlobal
Change of Address for J-1 students J-1 students use this form to report a change in the address.  This cannot be a campus department address or PO Box.  It must be where the student is physically living.  New addresses must be reported within 10 days. 10/2016 iGlobal
Change of Degree Level All students must use this form to notify SISS of a change of degree level (i.e. moving from a Bachelor to Master, Master to Doctoral, or Doctoral to Masters) and receive a new I-20/DS-2019.1,2. 6/2017 iGlobal
Change of Major All students use this form to notify SISS of a change of major and receive a new I-20/DS-20191,2. 3/2017 iGlobal
Reduced Courseload (RCL) Form for Graduate Students All graduate students use this form request authorization for a reduced courseload for immigration purposes.1,2Student fees are adjusted through completion of the Registrar’s Part Time Status form. 2/2017 iGlobal
Reduced Courseload (RCL) Form for Undergraduate Students All undergraduate students use this form request authorization for a reduced coarseload (taking less than 12 credit hours) for immigration purposes1,2Student fees are adjusted through completion of the Registrar’s Part Time Status form. 2/2017 iGlobal
Financial Information Update All students use this form to update their financial information or funding source.1,2  3/2017 iGlobal
Program Extension Form All students use this form to request an extension of their academic program and receive a new I-20/DS-2019. The Extension Calculator can be used to determine the amount required. 3/2017 iGlobal
Replacement of I-20/DS-2019 All students use this form to replace an I-20/DS-2019.  2/2017 iGlobal
Tax Support Services General information on tax resources and services for all international students. 2/2014 Tax Support Services
Transfer Out

Students use this form to request a SEVIS transfer to attend a different school.

3/2016

iGlobal

Travel Advisory General information about travelling and renewing the U.S. visa 3/2013 Travel Advisory
1 Please allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete form and issue a new I-20/DS-2019.
2 Mailing options for delivery of I-20/DS-2019 document
F-1 Employment Forms
Name of Form Description Rev.Date Download
F-1 CPT Application F-1 students use this form to request authorization for CPT (Curricular Practical Training)1. 3/2017 iGlobal
F-1 CPT Calculator F-1 students use this calculator to determine total days of full-time CPT (Curricular Practical Training). 4/2016 CPT Calculator
F-1 OPT Application F-1 students use this form to request a recommendation for OPT (Optional Practical Training)2. 2/2017 iGlobal
F-1 24-mo OPT STEM Extension Application F-1students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) use this form to request a recommendation to extend their OPT (Optional Practical Training) authorization up to 24 months2 4/2016 iGlobal
I-765 Form for USCIS F-1 students use this form to apply to US Customs and Immigration (USCIS) for OPT or an OPT STEM Extension. 4/2013 USCIS Form I-765 & Instructions
I-983 Form Use the I-983 Training Plan to apply for or adjust a STEM OPT Extension 4/2016 I-983 Form
Handout for Employers Students can give this handout to potential employers to help educate them about hiring international students. 1/2014 Hiring International Students
Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act General information to help determine whether interns must be paid the minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the services that they provide for "for-profit" private sector employers. 4/2014 Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
List of STEM Fields Students can refer to this list to determine their eligibility for a STEM extension. 8/2013 STEM List
OPT Reporting F-1 students use this form to update any changes to their address or employment. 2/2017 iGlobal
OPT Timeline Calculator F-1 students use this Excel calculator to customize a timeline for applying for OPT. 10/2015 OPT Timeline Calculator
1. Allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete CPT application and issue a new I-20.
2. Allow 10 working days for SISS to process a complete application and issue a new I-20. Allow 90 days for USCIS to process the OPT request.
J-1 Employment Forms
Name of Form Description Rev.Date Download
J-1 Academic Training Application Form J-1 students use this form to apply for J-1 Academic Training.1
J-1 Academic Training Calculator J-1 students use this form to track days of Academic Training eligibility.
J-1 On Campus Employment Application Form J-1 students use this form to request work permission for On Campus Employment.
1 Allow 10 working days for SISS to complete the authorization.