International Student Services

Viterbi Admissions and Student Engagement (VASE) Office works closely with the Office of International Services (OIS) to assist our international students during their time at USC.  Viterbi graduate students must obtain approval from VASE advisors before submitting forms to OIS.

Please visit the links below for more information on policies and requirements for international students.

RSS USC Office of International Services News and Updates:

  • Memorial Day Closure May 20, 2020
    OIS will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume regular hours remotely on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
  • Let’s Talk: International Student Edition April 28, 2020
    What is Let’s Talk? Let’s Talk is a weekly drop-in opportunity to spend 30 minutes with a clinician from USC Counseling & Mental Health. Let’s Talk: International Student Edition is specifically for international students, who may be experiencing stress related to being far from home or far from campus in these challenging times. An outreach […]
  • Alexis Arellanes Joins the OIS Staff April 22, 2020
    The Office of International Services is excited to announce Alexis Arellanes joined our team as International Services Intake Coordinator on April 14, 2020. Alexis will serve our students and scholars (virtually) alongside Qiuyang Zhao. A southern California native, Alexis attended the University of San Francisco and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Legal […]
  • How Are You Making the Most of Physical Distancing? April 7, 2020
    Ever since Governor Newsom announced the Safer at Home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, California residents have been staying in and practicing physical distancing – only stepping out of their homes for necessities. While this is no doubt an essential precaution to ensure public health and flatten the curve, months indoors can start […]
  • Zoom Group Advising April 6, 2020
    OIS will offer group advising sessions via Zoom. Refer to the OIS eCalendar to view upcoming session topics. Please join us.