Incoming International Exchange Students

2018-2019 sTUDENT vISA Information

Student Visa 2018-2019

International exchange students must submit an DS-2019.

If you have any questions concerning your student visa, contact Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) at (530) 752-0864 or email them.

Step-By-Step Instructions for Obtaining Student Visa:

International exchange students must request an DS-2019 form in order to apply for a student visa. Please follow the directions below to successfully submit your online request:

How to submit a request for your DS-2019 form:

  1. Go to iGlobal
  2. Log on using your UC Davis login ID and passphrase. If you do not have a UC Davis login and passphrase please create your UC Davis computing account.
  3. Click on “LOGIN” under full client Services for Students & Scholar
  4. If you are having problems using this form, please refresh the  iGlobal page (the page before you encountered the error page) or try it in a new browser.
  5. If problems persist, please email SISS Data Team at
  6. Next, click on Document Request on the left.
  7. Next, from the drop-down menu, click on Graduate School of Management Document Request and follow instructions.
  8. The last window of the website will ask you to select what type of student you are. Select “MBA Exchange Student”.

A Graduate School of Management representative will check forms for completeness, then submit to SISS for processing. It will take SISS approximately 14 business days to create your DS-2019 from the day that they receive your complete application and paperwork. It can take several weeks to obtain a visa after UC Davis issues your DS-2019.

If you have additional questions, please contact Charleen Floyd, +1 (916) 734-3938,

For more information and insights regarding your move to Davis, please visit our FAQ’s page