Newly Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to UC Davis! We know you have lots of questions and the following information will help you get started.

  • International students must use the iGlobal portal to request an I-20 or DS-2019 to apply for a visa
  • The iGlobal request system will be available starting April 9th
  • If you have questions about your I-20 or DS-2019 form, email us at siss@ucdavis.edu.  If you have other questions about coming to UC Davis you can contact an expert at https://students.my.ucdavis.edu/ask_us/index.cfm

International Undergraduate Student Pre-Arrival Videos

Click below to view on YouTube (left) and Youku (right). Click here for a downloadable script of the video (pdf).

Undergraduate Pre-Arrival Youtube  Undergraduate Pre-Arrival Youku

International Graduate Student Pre-Arrival Videos

Click below to view on YouTube (left) and Youku (right). Click here for a downloadable script of the video (pdf).

Graduate Pre-Arrival Youtube  Graduate Pre-Arrival Youku

Start Using Your UC Davis Email Address*

All students should begin checking their UC Davis email address regularly to avoid missing important information from SISS and other departments.

*If you are not able to access your UC Davis email account, please consider one of these options:

  • Forward your email to an account you can access regularly.  Instructions for forwarding UC Davis email can be accessed here.
  • Try the UC Davis Library's off-campus connection service.
Forward UC Davis Email