Scholar Information Meetings (SIM)

Scholar Information Meetings (SIMs)

Newly arrived postdocs, professors, researchers, short-term scholars, and visiting student researchers are required to attend this meeting to validate their arrival in the U.S. Information on immigration regulations, travel, employment, resources for families, health insurance and other practical information will be discussed.

Your final immigration document review will be completed at the beginning of the meeting, so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting start time.

Bring the following:


All meetings will be held at the International House. Please check the front desk upon arrival for room location, as it is subject to change without notice.

Schedule Spring 2017

Please attend the first scheduled meeting after your arrival in Berkeley. The meeting will last approximately 2 hours. You only need to attend ONE of the following meetings:

Wednesday, January 18th2 pm
Wednesday, January 25th10 am
Tuesday, February 14th10 am
Wednesday, February 22nd2 pm
*SIM dates are updated every month*