Contact Us

Please email us with your specific questions as follows:

General Inquiries
NIF Questions
Summer Session Visa Questions
J-1 Visiting Scholars
H-1B UCB Employees
Tax Filing (General Questions Only)

To learn about becoming a UC Berkeley student, contact the Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions offices.

Student Advising Drop-In Hours:

10 a.m.12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.   |   Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (There is no advising on Wednesdays)

Students can see an Adviser during these daily drop-in periods ("drop-in" means you don't need an appointment). The Adviser on duty will see you on a first come, first served basis. 
>>Meet our Student Advisers 

Advising for J-1 Visiting Scholars, Professors, Researchers and Student Researchers, or H-1B UCB Employees

Due to the complex nature of scholar cases, we encourage you to make an appointment by calling our main office at (510) 642-2818 or email questions to If you are an H-1B UCB employee, please make an appointment by emailing

Holiday Closure Dates 2020

Holiday Date
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20
President's Day Monday, February 17
Cesar Chavez Day Friday, March 27
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
Independence Day Friday, July 3
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Veteran's Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27
Winter Break Thursday, December 24, 2020–Friday, January 1, 2021

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Berkeley International Office is located on the 2nd floor of the International House. After entering the front doors, turn right, then left, and go up the stairs.


Berkeley International Office
2299 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-2321

Open Hours:

Mon., Tues., Wed., Thur. & Fri.  |  9am-12pm and 1-4pm

There is no student advising on Wednesdays.
Tel:  510.642.2818         |   Fax:   510.643.7289