International Visas and Campus Life

UC Davis provides extensive support for multilingual students, international students, and visiting scholars. Dedicated specialists are available to assist prospective and current students on multiple levels, from visa acquisition to academic planning and social networking opportunities. 

Services for International Students and Scholars: Email:

Phone: 530-752-0864 SSIS provides on-campus programs and resources for international students (undergraduate and graduate students) and international scholars.

International and Academic English, 1350 The Grove (Surge III), UC Davis campus

Email: / Tel: (530) 752-6799

Summer Start ProgramThis is an optional six-week program for new first-year students who want to take some courses and get adjusted to the campus before fall quarter starts. 

 The PAL Program: PAL (Partners in Acquiring Language) pairs international students and U.S. students for casual conversation practice for one hour every week.