Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)! This section is for all new F-1 and J-1 international students who have been accepted into UCSC. The information is provided to help you prepare for a smooth transition to the campus and complete all the required steps to maintain your immigration status once you arrive.

We are delighted that you have chosen UCSC, and look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the coming weeks!

Welcome Guide

F-1 vs J-1 Status

Request I-20 or DS-2019

Costs of Attendance

International Student Fee

Transfer Record to UCSC

Visa Check-In

Orientation