Once you have been admitted, you will work with many departments on campus to meet all the requirements necessary to study here at UC Davis.
Please use this Arrival Checklist to meet requirements at SISS which are mandatory for you to maintain your lawful immigration status while you are in the U.S.
1. Pick up your University ID Card
Arrange to pick up your Aggie Card (University ID) from the Aggie Card office, located at at 253 Memorial Union.
2. Check the Information on Your Electronic I-94 Record
3. SISS Check-In
Upon arrival, complete your mandatory SISS Check-In which is required to maintain your lawful status. Please note - SISS will be using your UC Davis email address for information on the options available to complete this requirement. You must check this e-mail account (or set up a forwarding option to your personal e-mail) for this information.
4. Attend SISS Orientation
All students must attend all required orientations (your college or department may require additional orientations):
- First-year or transfer undergraduate students
- UCEAP or MBA exchange students
- GSM (Graduate School of Management) graduate students
- All other graduate students
Refer to the Resources section for more information about what to do once you arrive in Davis.
The International Student and Scholar Handbook is your guide to resources and opportunities at the University of California, Davis. You can look for a copy in the SISS office or download a digital version.
6. Complete Online Extended Orientation
All new initial and transfer undergraduate and graduate F-1 and J-1 students at UC Davis are required to complete an Extended Orientation online workshop.
During the third week of classes, new initial and transfer F-1 and J-1 students will receive an email with instructions describing how to access and successfully complete the extended orientation, which will be available on the Canvas instructional learning platform.
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