Spouse, Dependent and Family Orientation

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Basics Orientation - Thursday, September 17

The optional Basics Orientation offers sessions covering topics to help your adjustment to life in Davis. The sessions cover transportation, how to open a bank account, enrolling your children in school, and more.

Sample schedule below, subject to change.

Time Session Location
9:00 a.m.—9:50 a.m.

F2 & J2 Partners Orientation: The SISS student advising team explains important immigration and employment regulations for partners and spouses of graduate students.

F2- International Center 3119

J2  - International Center 2119

10:00 a.m.—10:50 a.m

American K-12 School System: Join the Davis Unified School District as they explain the American school system and how to sign up your children for school.

International Center 3119
11:00 a.m.—11:50 a.m.

U.S. Health Insurance 101 : get an overview of the U.S. health care system and how to access health services in Davis.

International Center 3119
1:30 p.m.—2:20 p.m.

Safety in Davis and on Campus: Come meet the Davis City Police and learn more about safety and the city of Davis.

International Center Lobby
2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

Transportation and Bicycles: Learn more about transportation options and the importance of having a bike in Davis!

International Center Lobby 
3:45 p.m.—4:45 p.m.

Phones, Banks, and Shopping: Learn about your options for phones, banks, and shopping in Davis and Sacramento.

International Center Lobby