Coronavirus Information and Resources for UC Davis International Students and Scholars

We continue to follow the developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and monitor situations on campus and around the world. Your safety, wellbeing, and educational experience are our prioritiesSee the updates and resourcesThe UC Davis International Center is currently closed, but we are still here to help: please email your SISS advisor directly with questions or to set up a remote appointment. Find your advisor listed on our Contact Us page.

University News

Best Wishes and a Video from UC Davis Global Affairs

June 11, 2020
On behalf of UC Davis Global Affairs, we are writing to praise the resiliency and hard work you have displayed this academic year, especially this quarter, and to congratulate all of our graduating international students and their families. We hope you will enjoy this video, featuring special messages from UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May and many supporters, congratulating this year’s graduating undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, who represent nearly 50 countries and are now joining the prestigious network of more than 250,000 UC Davis alumni around the world.

A Message to the UC Davis International Community

June 03, 2020
On behalf of Global Affairs at UC Davis, I am writing to echo recent statements from UC Davis Chancellor May and UC Board of Regents Chair Pérez and President Napolitano on the tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Stephon Clark and countless other Black Americans. We stand with the UC System and UC Davis in affirming our solidarity with Black students, colleagues, and communities and in speaking out against racism, discrimination, and marginalization.

Community Members Urged to Check Immunity to Measles

May 03, 2019
Community Members Urged to Check Immunity to Measles: International Scholars Can Be Vaccinated, Tested at Student Wellness Center

By Julia Ann Easley on May 3, 2019 in Student Life

"Updated May 16:

International scholars at UC Davis can be vaccinated for measles or have their immunity tested at the Student Wellness Center.

Student Team Wins Amazon Alexa Artificial Intelligence Challenge

December 11, 2018
A team of students from the University of California, Davis, has won the global 2018 Amazon Alexa Prize and a $500,000 prize for creating a “chatbot” that can converse engagingly with humans on a range of topics such as entertainment, sports, politics, technology and fashion.

UC Davis Earns Top 10 Spot in Prestigious Washington Monthly Ranking

August 27, 2018
Once again, the University of California, Davis, has been recognized among the top universities in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine in its September/October issue, clocking in at No. 10 among the 316 public and private universities ranked.