OIS is providing remote assistance now

The Office of International Services is providing remote assistance to our international community. The physical offices at UPC and HSC are closed until further notice. Check out the details on OIS offical website

OIS Live (Virtual Front Desk/Drop-in Advising via Zoom)

Monday, Wednesday: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting https://usc.zoom.us/j/93537901871

Zoom Group Advising

OIS will offer group advising sessions via Zoom. Refer to the OIS eCalendar to view upcoming session topics.

OIS Email

  • For all F-1 student related inquiries: email ois@usc.edu
  • For all J-1 Exchange Visitor immigration related inquiries: email J1exchg@usc.edu

Document Processing Requests

  • To request OPT/STEM OPT Extension I-20: Refer to the instructions provided on the OIS OPT page or STEM OPT Extension page
    • If you have questions after reviewing the website please send an email to:
  • For all other document processing requests (i.e. travel signature, program extension, reduced course load, leave of absence, letter requests, etc.): Complete the appropriate OIS Request Form and email it to ois@usc.edu
    • Subject Line of email should identify Type of Application: Name of Student, SEVIS #
      • Example: Travel Signature: Tommy Trojan, N0012345678
      • Example: Program Extension, Tammy Traveler, N0012345678
    • Include your preferred mailing address in the body of the email

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