Students Starting Fall 2018

Resource Fair and Visa Check-In

Visa Check-In (Mandatory)

STUDENTS STARTING IN FALL 2018 (including Law, Medicine and Anderson students)
These Visa Check-In sessions are for students who will begin studies at UCLA at the start of the 2018-2019 school year ONLY. You are not able to attend these sessions if you are a Summer Session student.

You can drop-in to ONE of the following Check-In Sessions in Bradley International Hall:

Friday, August 3 Bradley International Hall 10 AM - 2 PM
Friday, August 24 Bradley International Hall 12 PM - 4 PM
Friday, September 14 Bradley International Hall 12 PM - 4 PM
Friday, September 21 Bradley International Hall 12 PM - 4 PM
Wednesday, September 26 Bradley International Hall 12 PM - 4 PM

You do not need to register for one of the sessions; you can drop-in to any session that works with your schedule. To avoid long lines, it is recommended that you attend a session at the earliest time available since the last sessions will be VERY crowded.

You will need to bring certain documents in order to successfully complete your Mandatory Visa Check-In requirement. Please click the appropriate link below to find out more information on which documents you will need to provide at Check-In.

*Your I-94 record will only be available AFTER you enter the United States. You can print this document at


Many of the Dashew Center Corporate Sponsors will be in attendance during the Visa Check-In sessions to provide information and even help you set up an account on the spot. The following is a list of Dashew Centers current corporate sponsors.





You will receive your iSTART “Welcome Pack” at Visa Check-In. The iSTART Welcome Pack includes a UCLA sweatshirt, Dashew Center water bottle, and reusable tote bag! These are all INCLUDED in your iSTART registration fee!

*Note: We will try to give everyone their desired sweatshirt size however, it is not guaranteed that you will get the size you request. Also, based on availability, actual items in the Welcome Pack may look different than the ones shown above.

UCLA Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars
106 Bradley International Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-1681

Fall Grad and Undergrad Students

Anderson MBA Students

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