F-1 and J-1 Students

The information on this page is intended for UC Berkeley campus staff working with international degree-seeking students and Education Abroad Program (EAP) reciprocity students. Meet our International Student Advisers and see their selected liaison units.

Upcoming Workshops

Faculty/ Staff Workshop: Fall 2019 International Student Immigration Updates
Wednesday November 13, 2019
3:30 - 5:00pm
I-House Sproul Room (2299 Piedmont Ave., 2nd Floor)

Newsletter Archive

Newsletters are sent out once a semester to both the GSAO and Advisornet listservs. You can also sign up to receive the newsletter.

January 2019

April 2019

5 Tips for Successfully Advising International Students

Compiled by Berkeley International Office

  1. Build relationships by expressing curiosity 
    and interest about educational and cultural differences.
  2. Foster sense of belonging by promoting 
    social engagement, and encouraging 
    leadership development.
  3. Connect students to learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom through Office of Undergraduate ResearchDeCalBerkeley Connect, and Public Service.
  4. Recognize and support multiple dimensions 
    of a student’s identity (nationality, gender, sexual orientation, etc.) especially during periods of transition.
  5. Normalize students' experiences and encourage them to seek support services through Berkeley International OfficeCPSTRSPSLCDSP.