Welcome to UC San Diego! The International Students & Programs Office (ISPO) is excited to welcome you to campus very soon. We are here to help you navigate the ins and outs of your program as graduate student. Let's get started!
Visit the iNewStudent Website
This comprehensive site is designed just for new international students to understand that different steps you need to follow before you arrive! Go to iNewStudent.ucsd.edu now and click on Graduate Students.
Request Your Visa Documents
The iNewStudent.ucsd.edu page will explain the steps of applying for your I-20 (for the F-1 visa) or your DS-2019 (for the J-1 visa) through the iPortal. The deadline to apply for this document is August 1, 2020.
NOTE! To access iPortal and any other UCSD Single Sign-On (SSO) system, you will need to install the Duo Mobile App on your mobile phone to accommodate the verification process for this system. If you encounter access issues, use the contact information at the bottom of the instruction pagefor resolution.
Join us for a series of informative webinars this spring and summer! In partnership with the
Graduate Division, ISPO will host the following webinars next week: