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The SISS office in the International Center is open 

SISS is available for in-person paperwork drop-off and pick-up. Advising is by appointment only. To learn more, see our Office Hours below.

Office Hours

Phone: 530-752-0864 
Mailing Address

SISS - International Center
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Physical Address

SISS - International Center
463 California Avenue, Ste. 3140
Davis, CA 95616

Emergency SISS Contact Information

Contacting SISS when the office is closed, and you have an urgent situation where assistance is needed from a SISS staff person.

Find Your SISS Advisor

SISS Student and Scholar Advisors are assigned by last name and/or area of expertise. Find your SISS Advisor below and click on their name to view their contact information. Schedule an appointment directly with your SISS Advisor.

For students on the topics of: Changing degree level (Bachelor/Graduate), curricular practical training (CPT), dismissal, OSSJA and related topics, dropping below 12 units for academic difficulties, dropping below 12 units for medical, F–1 OPT/STEM questions, J–1 academic training (AT), J–2 work authorization, leave of absence/PELP.

For students on the topics of: Change of major, concurrent enrollment, DMV (Driver License), EAP enrollment verification, I-515A form, I-94 issues, iGlobal issues, in-absentia form, inviting family to U.S., F-1 and J-1 on-campus employment, F-1 OPT packet review, passport renewal/lost, F-1 and J-1 program extensions, reduced course load final quarter, SSN/ITIN, transferring, visa renewal, travel questions, updating/adding a dependent.

For student-athletes or students in School of Law or Graduate School of Management programs:

For scholars:

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Office Hours

SISS is open for paperwork drop-off and pick-up Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m., except for university holidays.

SISS is closed on weekends, university holidays and the days between Christmas and New Year. All holidays are listed on the campus Academic and Administrative Calendar

SISS closes at 2 p.m. on the business day before the start of a long weekend or holidayPlease plan ahead for SISS services and staff to end the workday early on these days. 

In-Person Appointments (students only)

Student advisors offer some in-person appointments by appointment only Mondays through Thursdays. Students can contact their advisors to set up advising appointments. We do not offer drop-in advising.

Virtual Appointments (for students and scholars)

Virtual appointments are available Mondays through Fridays. Students and scholars can contact their SISS advisor to schedule a virtual Zoom advising appointment.  

Schedule an Advising Appointment

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