Summer

Berkeley International Office works closely with the UC Berkeley Summer Sessions office to assist F-1 and J-1 international students coming to study for the summer.  Please review the Visa and Enrollment information, the I-20 Process chart (average of 4 weeks total), and the Summer Tutorials below.

The I-20 Production Process Chart [pdf]

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Do you need
an I-20? Find out here.

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.

Summer 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 Document Check

All F-1 students with a UC Berkeley I-20 must review the tutorials at right before completing the online Document Check.

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.