International Scholar Dossier (ISD)

International Scholar Dossier (ISD)

ISD is a web-based system used to request visa documents needed to invite J-1 visiting scholars to UC Berkeley. Attendance at one of our ISD training workshops is required to be granted access.

ISD User Resources:

Internet Browser Requirements

ISD is compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) version 7.0, 8.0, or 9.0 with latest service pack(s) and Mozilla Firefox version 18. ISD is not compatible with other browsers.

Timeouts for Inactivity

Please note that after 20 minutes of inactivity in ISD, you will be automatically logged out and will lose all unsaved data.

File Upload Requirements

All required documents must be uploaded to ISD (upload instructions are provided in the User Guide for UCB Departments [pdf]). Document files cannot be larger than 4MB and you cannot add more than 100MB of files at once. The following are acceptable file formats:

Adobe Acrobat [pdf] (preferred) JPEG files [jpg or jpeg]
Bitmaps [bmp] Text files [txt]
Microsoft Word [doc or docx] Excel file [xls]
Graphics Image Files [gif]Zipped files [zip]