Coronavirus Information and Resources for UC Davis International Students and Scholars

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Tammy Silver

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Position Title
Assistant Director of International Student Services

Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
Global Affairs

International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with J and R.

Call or email to schedule an appointment.

I help international students with: Changing Degree Level (Bachelor/Graduate), Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Dismissal, OSSJA, etc., Dropping below 12 units for academic difficulties, Dropping below 12 units for medical, F–1 OPT/STEM questions, J–1 Academic Training (AT), J–1 Program Extension, J–2 Work Authorization, Leave of Absence/PELP, Updating/adding a dependent.

With Global Affairs Since

  • 2013

Relevant Experience and Expertise

  • More than 25 years in the field of international education 
  • Graduated high school from the American School in Paris, France
  • Lived in France and northern Macedonia
  • Travel to more than 30 countries


  • Ph.D., Higher Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • M ED, Instructional and Curricular Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.S., Journalism, The University of Kansas
  • B.A., French Language and Literature, The University of Kansas


  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators