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UC Berkeley offers a one-stop resource for international students, the Berkeley International Office.


This office provides assistance for students who currently attend a school outside of the United States and will be transitioning to Berkeley. Below are a few next steps and tips for international students.


Submit your Nonimmigrant Information Form (NIF) as soon as possible. 

Review information on applying for a visa.

Find information on your housing options.

Learn about additional steps and requirements for new international students.