Extended Orientation

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All new students seeking a bachelor's degree at UC Davis are required to attend an Extended Orientation seminar.

In addition to important immigration information, a new I-20 required for maintaining status at UC Davis will be issued during Extended Orientation.  This I-20 will be signed for travel outside the United States during the following year.

Mandatory Extended Orientation Schedule

  • Sessions are assigned based on the last (family) name from your passport.
  • Attendance at your assigned session is mandatory.
  • You will receive an updated I-20 document at the Extended Orientation. This document, required for maintaining status, will allow travel outside the United States during the following year.
 Attending Date Time Location
Last names A-J To Be Determined (TBD) TBD TBD
Last names K-M To Be Determined (TBD) TBD TBD
Last names N-W To Be Determined (TBD) TBD TBD
Last names X-Z To Be Determined (TBD) TBD TBD

What to do if you have a class during your assigned Extended Orientation session

Email SISS the following information:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Student ID number
  • The session you are able to attend

SISS will attempt to accommodate your request.  You will be emailed with guidance on how to fulfill this important requirement.