International Student Arrival Confirmation

Required Online Arrival Confirmation

All New, Transfer, EAP, Summer Visiting, and Returning (withdrawn for one semester or more) F-1/J-1 international students are required confirm their arrival in the U.S. in order to activate their F-1/J-1 immigration records.

After your arrival in the U.S., please do the following:

  1. Update your LOCAL U.S. address and LOCAL phone in Cal Central (temporary or short-term addresses are accepted).

  2. Look up your I-94 Arrival Record online. Download/take a screen shot and save it on your computer.
    If you cannot find your I-94 online or if there are errors in your record, please visit Berkeley International Office. Our advising hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-4:00pm.

  3. Upload the saved file or screen shot of your I-94 Record here. Please do this after arrival to the U.S., but no more than 30 days prior to your I-20/DS-2019 start date