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.

Student Advising

Michelle Baker

  • International Student Intake Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
I help international students with: 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 US, F-1 and J-1 On-Campus Employment, F-1 OPT Packet Review, Passport Renewal/Lost, F-1 Program Extension, Reduced Course Load Final Quarter, SSN/ITIN, Transferring, Visa Renewal, Travel Questions.

Meredith Lucas

  • International Student Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with H, I, M-R.

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.

Stephanie Partridge

  • International Student Intake Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
I help international students with: 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 US, F-1 and J-1 On-Campus Employment, F-1 OPT Packet Review, Passport Renewal/Lost, F-1 Program Extension, Reduced Course Load Final Quarter, SSN/ITIN, Transferring, Visa Renewal, Travel Questions.

Robert Nagel

  • International Student Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with L, S, V.

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.

Matthew Kaminski-Lucas

  • International Student Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with A-F, K.

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.

Sharon Ericsson

  • International Student Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with U, X, Z.

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.

Kai Cheng

  • International Student Advisor
  • Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
  • Global Affairs
International Center, Suite 3140
Office Hours
Student Advisor for last names beginning with G, T, W, Y.

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