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.


Updated: New Presidential Proclamation Impacting H-1B Employees

June 22, 2020
On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation barring the issuance and entry of H-1B visas by the

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

June 15, 2020
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.

Presidential Proclamation of Certain Graduate Students and Researchers from the PRC

June 02, 2020
On May 29, 2020, a Presidential Proclamation was issued which bars visa issuance for certain foreign nationals who are both affiliated with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) or other...



Self-Sponsorship Options for Permanent Residence Webinar

Date: July 8, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. PT

Documentary Screening: "13TH"

Date: July 15, 2020
Time: 5:30 p.m. - TBD

J-1 Visa Orientation

Date: July 16, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

H-1B Orientation

Date: July 16, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. - 1p.m.