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 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.

Spouse, Dependent and Family Orientation

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Due to COVID-19, there will be no in-person sessions held for the fall. If you are able to come to UC Davis for fall quarter, you can view short videos below on transportation, safety, and other topics at your convenience. These videos are optional, but are highly recommended as they will be helpful in transitioning into your new life in Davis. Guest speakers in the videos will also be available for a live Q&A via Zoom on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Basics Orientation - TBD

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.

Possible topics below, subject to change. All sessions for fall 2020 will be offered virtually. Please check back later for additional updates.

Time Session Location
TBD

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

Virtual 
TBD 

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

Virtual 
TBD 

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

Virtual 
TBD 

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

Virtual