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Important

Advising is conducted remotely, via phone or zoom; to set up an appointment visit IFSO's Staff page

Registration/Orientation for J-1 and H-1B scholars is online, via zoom; information and instructions will be emailed to new scholars closer to their start date

Document processing - please review J-1 and H-1B processing instructions

Document delivery - IFSO staff will work directly with departments and scholars to provide immigration documents to scholars; IFSO's on campus location, 214 University Center, is open every Tuesday and Friday (excluding holidays) from 9:00am - 1:00pm for document pickup only

Contact - For quickest response, send an email to an IFSO Advisor, ischolars@ucsd.edu, or to our other categorized email addresses

COVID-19 UPDATES

Stay up to date with the most current campus plans, safety guidelines, testing and vaccination information, and more!

COVID19 Information

Safety, Security and Emergency

In the event of an emergency, call 911, be ready to report details, beginning with the nature of the emergency and the exact location (address).

Safety, Security and Emergency Information

Quick Links

Immigration News Updates

IFSO recognizes that recent changes in immigration policy may raise questions and concerns in our international community. Our commitment to supporting our international scholar population remains strong and steadfast.

VIEW IMMIGRATION NEWS

Travel and re-entering the U.S.

Always keep important documents with you while you are traveling in the U.S. and abroad. At airports, train stations, and other transportation hubs you will need to present your original documents to establish your identity.

VIEW TRAVEL AND RE-ENTRY INFO

Admission (I-94) number retrieval

Upon entry to the United States, please retrieve your admission (I-94) number and print a copy of the I-94 for your records. A paper Form I-94 may still be issued at the land border ports of entry.

Retrieve I-94