International Students and Scholars Office
Providing the highest quality of service in areas that support the social, cultural, and immigration needs of the UCSF international community.
IMPORTANT: The ISSO is actively processing UCSF visa requests.


Scams Directed at International Students and Scholars

May 14, 2021
A number of international students and scholars around the Bay Area (including UCSF) have been targeted by a phone “scam” involving someone claiming to be from a government agency.

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

March 05, 2021
As a result of Coronavirus, the U.S. government has implemented a number of policies that significantly impact the ability of travelers to enter the country.

J-1 Amendment Request Requirement - 60 days into the future 

February 17, 2021
Due to COVID-19 related Presidential Proclamations