Winter Orientation

Overview & Venue

SISS holds a smaller student orientation session in January, at the start the Winter Quarter. Orientation is mandatory for new students beginning Winter 2018 to attend and covers the legal requirements for maintaining immigration status. 

SISS Orientation - Winter 2018

Date: To be announced

Time: To be announced

Location: To be announced


Sample Program:

3:00 – 3:15pm

& Get Nametags

3:15 - 4:15 pm

Campus Tour with Global Ambassadors

4:15 - 4:30 pm

International Student Orientation Welcome

  • Wes Young, Director, SISS
  • SISS Staff and Volunteers

4:30 - 4:45 pm

Introduction to Programs and Resources at UC Davis

  • Robin Ducatillon, International Programs Specialist, SISS
  • Vinita Domier, I-House Program & Volunteer Coordinator

4:45 - 6:00 pm

Immigration 101: F-1 and J-1 Regulations
Tammy Silver, International Student Advisor, SISS

6:00 - 6:15 pm


6:15 - 6:45 pm

International Student Panel: Hear experiences and ask questions of current international exchange students

6:45 -7:15 pm

Introduction to American Culture

Robin Ducatillon, International Programs Specialist, SISS

7:15-8:00 pm

Dinner & American Culture Quiz

Return to Newly Admitted Students