The UC Davis International Center is currently closed and Global Affairs staff are working remotely. Please email with general questions, with questions specific to international students and scholars, and with questions specific to global learning programs. For more information and resources visit this Global Affairs Q&A Related to Coronavirus.

A Physical Hub for Global Activities

The International Center at UC Davis, located where campus and community meet at 463 California Avenue, welcomes domestic and international students and scholars alike to share experiences, engage in dialogue, and be a part of community events.

Global Affairs shares the space with Continuing and Professional Education, International.

Student, faculty, staff, scholar, fellows at International Center


UC Davis Global Affairs' Office of the Vice Provost and DeanServices for International Students and Scholars, and Study Abroad, as well as Continuing and Professional Education, International are located at the International Center. 

The center contains classrooms, administrative offices, and gathering spaces including a multipurpose room, a large lobby area and an outdoor courtyard.

Committed to being green, UC Davis ranks third in the world for campus sustainability, and the International Center is among more than 20 buildings at UC Davis that is LEED (Leadership in Engineering and Environmental Design) certified.

Food and Coffee Offerings

In April of 2018, the Confucius Institute at UC Davis, Global Affairs, and Student Housing and Dining Services teamed up with Chef David Tu, Lee Kum Kee, and Live and Love Halal to open the first Chinese food truck on campus: Chinese Flavors.

Chinese Flavors food truck outside International Center

Chinese Flavors rotates between campus spots for food trucks. Visit the Student Housing and Dining Services website for the full UC Davis food truck schedule.

In addition, the International Center proudly brews Peet's Coffee in the lobby. For more information on hours, visit the Student Housing and Dining Services website.


Grand Opening

Open to the community and led by remarks from Representative John Garamendi, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter, Vice Provost and Dean Joanna Regulska, and UC Davis Extension Dean Paul M. McNeil, the grand opening of the International Center was in April of 2017.

During his keynote, Representative Garamendi said, “Something very important is happening here today. It’s an opening, a celebration, it’s a door to our future that all of you have unlocked, and in doing so, you have brought the promise of a good future. We must welcome the entire world and all its curiosity and all its beauty and all its languages and all its cultures.”

More Information

The UC Davis International Center is located on the corner of Russell Blvd and California Ave at 463 California Ave, Davis, CA 95616. Hours of the center are generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for university holidays when the center is closed. For more information, please see the International Center on the campus map. For parking information surrounding the International Center, see the campus parking map.

About Global Affairs at UC Davis

Global Affairs brings the world to UC Davis, welcoming more than 10,000 international students, scholars and leaders, and hosting programs that inspire global curiosity, understanding and engagement. Compelled by the valuable outcomes of thinking globally, we make transformative opportunities a reality by supporting the thousands of students and faculty learning and researching globally—and by facilitating collaborations that tackle the world’s most pressing challenges through more than 150 global partnerships.

Putting our vision of a UC Davis community that engages, thrives, and leads in this interconnected world into action, Global Affairs is in pursuit of an ambitious goal: Global Education for All.