Current Students and Scholars

Current Students

Current students are defined as those who are pursuing degree programs at UC San Francisco, enrolled in classes and registered full-time, or enrolled part-time as approved by the Office of the Registrar, or on filing fee.

Maintaining Status

Address Updates

Extending F-1 Status

Travel and Re-entry

Employment and Training


Current Scholars

The majority of the scholars at UCSF are either under a H-1B or J-1 visa status. Please read on for more information pertaining to these specific visas.

Exchange Visitors (J-1 Visa Holders)

Travel and Re-entry in J-1 Visa Status

Reporting Changes to your Address

J-2 Dependent Work Authorization

Health Insurance Requirements for J-1 and J-2 Visa Holders


UCSF Employees (H-1B Visa Holders)

Maintaining and Extending your H-1B Visa Status

Travel and Re-entry in H-1B Visa Status

Travel Checklist for H-1B Visa Holders

H-1B Export Control