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.

SISS Mandatory Check-In

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SISS Online Check-In is mandatory for all new international students after arriving at UC Davis.  You should complete online check-in within a week of receiving the link.  

How do I access SISS online Check-In?

You will receive a check-in e-mail from SISS staff which will include the link you need to successfully complete online check-in. You will receive an email confirmation after completing online check-in.  Please watch for your e-mail about one week in advance of the first day of class.  So, for example, if your classes begin on September 21st, you will receive your e-mail around September 15th.  Watch for your e-mail from

What documents do I need to complete SISS Online Check-In?

You will not be able to check-in until you have arrived in the United States and receive the link via e-mail from In addition to having your I-20 or DS-2019 form available for reference, you will need digital images of your:

Digital copies must be in .jpg, .pdf, or .png formats. Please email if you have any additional questions or concerns.