J-1 Students


The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program was developed by the United States government in conjunction with governments of countries around the world to serve as a forum for educational and cultural exchange.  The program provides opportunities for students, scholars, and their dependents to spend time in foreign countries learning skills and sharing their knowledge and culture. 

Other Work Status Types


International scholars may come to UC Davis on a variety of work statuses that are not sponsored through SISS, including these three categories:

1. Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

Non-immigrants can gain employment authorization through a variety of circumstances, including:

Scholar Forms


The following forms may be used by current or newly invited international scholars of the University of California, Davis. All other use of the forms below will be discarded by SISS. If you have any questions regarding the use of request forms, please contact SISS (530-752-0864 or siss@ucdavis.edu).