To enroll in classes, visit Summer Sessions. Berkeley International Office works closely with Summer Sessions to assist international students who are coming to the U.S. on F-1 and J-1 student visas. Our office cannot assist students who enter the US on a B-1/B-2 visa or the Visa Waiver Program.

The I-20 Production Process Chart [pdf]

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Required Tutorials

Please review these required Summer Visiting International Student Tutorials to prepare for your arrival.

I-20, Visa, and Travel Information

Find out if you need an I-20 from UC Berkeley, how to apply for your student visa and learn about the F-1 regulations you must follow to remain in status.

Full-time Enrollment Requirements

Full-time enrollment is required for F-1 international students whose I-20 starts in summer. Find out how many units you need to be full-time.

Required Online Arrival Confirmation

All F-1 students with a UC Berkeley I-20 must review the tutorials mentioned above before completing the online Arrival Confirmation.

Transfer Students' Requirements

Whether you are transferring in to UC Berkeley from another U.S. school, or transferring out and leaving Berkeley, you'll need approvals.