International Students

The International Education Office (IEO) provides visa and immigration advising to F-1 and J-1 international students at UC Santa Cruz. IEO also provides orientation, workshops, information, and referrals to international students regarding cultural, personal, and other concerns. We welcome you to UC Santa Cruz, and are here to assist you as you transition to your new community.

Prospective Students

Information for international students interested in attending UC Santa Cruz.

Newly Admitted Students

Information for international students who have been admitted or selected to UC Santa Cruz. This section provides information on the visa process, orientation, and other pre-arrival matters.

Current Students

Information for international students who have arrived and are attending UC Santa Cruz. This section includes information on enrollment requirements, employment, travel, and extending your program.

Other Visa Types

This section is for international students that will study at UC Santa Cruz, but not in F-1 or J-1 status.

Student Profiles

Learn about some of our current international students!

Resources

This section includes helpful information for students and their dependents on topics like tutoring, Social Security Numbers, taxes, and English language support.

Forms & Documents