Newly Admitted F-1 Students

Steps to your I-20

Outlines the required steps to receive your I-20 from OISS.

International Student Portal

A guide on how to use the International Student Portal to upload documents and enter required information so OISS can issue your I-20.

Financial Requirements

Outlines the minimum financial requirements for OISS to issue an I-20.

Applying for Your Student Visa

How to apply for your student visa at the United States consulate.

Arrival Information

What to expect when arriving at the border and travelling to UCSB.

CALI Training

Required training for all new incoming students to learn about immigration regulations and campus resources.

Student Handbook

A comprehensive guide to help you settle in at UCSB.