International Student Welcome Events

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Join us for the many fun events open to international students, scholars, and their families happening during orientation. Check our calendar for more information about upcoming events

Campus Tours

An official UC Davis tour guides will take you on a walking tour of the UC Davis campus.

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Global Affairs Ice Cream Social

Join us at the International Center lobby to mingle with fellow incoming international students and scholars while enjoying some ice cream! Meet the Global Affairs team and hear about the support and resources available to you on campus.

City of Davis Bike Tour

See the city on bike! Staff from the City of Davis and Global Affairs will take you around Davis while teaching you some of the basics of bike safety and proper bike etiquette. Participants also get free ice cream at the end of the tour!

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All participants must wear a bike helmet on the tour. If you are a student, you may pick up a free helmet at the Bike Barn. Postdocs and dependents must bring their own helmet.

More Events

  • Please go to the UC Davis Student Life page to see what other events are available for all students during Welcome Week.
  • If you have any questions about events for international students and scholars, please contact