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:

Schedule Fall 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:

Due to construction at Internation House through Spring and Summer, the location of the Scholar Information Meeting will vary. Please make sure to double check the SIM location for the date you want to attend.

Tuesday, August 22nd 10 am International House Berkeley
Wednesday, August 30th 10 am International House Berkeley
Wednesday, September 6th 2 pm International House Berkeley
Tuesday, September 12th 2 pm International House Berkeley
*SIM dates are updated every month*