International Student Services

The Viterbi Graduate and Professional Programs (GAPP) 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 GAPP 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:

  • Local U.S. Address Update Policy Guidance During Winter Break December 7, 2018
    Students traveling to their home country to spend time with their family and friends or vacationing outside the U.S. over winter break are NOT required to update their local U.S. address information in their myUSC/OASIS student account even though USCIS regulations state students must report any changes to their residential address within 10 days from […]
  • Community Safety Advisory November 21, 2018
    SCAMS REPORTED OFFENSE:   DPS has received numerous complaints from students, many of whom are international students, who had been tricked into giving money to imposters posing as agents of the IRS, U.S. Customs, or other public entities.  During the 2018 fall semester, seventeen students were victims to these scams with an average loss of […]
  • OIS Closed for Thanksgiving November 20, 2018
    The Office of International Services wishes everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. Please visit us before 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018. We will reopen on Monday, November 26, 2018, at 8:30 AM.  
  • International Education Week 2018 November 7, 2018
    Monday, November 12, 2018 – Friday, November 16, 2018 Each year in mid-November, educational institutions across the country celebrate International Education Week (IEW). This joint initiative was established by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to […]
  • Valid U.S. Address Required for All International Students August 19, 2018
    Immigration regulations require all international students to report any change in their local address in OASIS within 10 days of moving. This information will be updated in students’ SEVIS records. Step-By-Step Instructions on Local U.S. Address Entry in MyUSC/OASIS Account Login to myUSC Under My Services Menu, click on “OASIS” Select “Other Services” tab on the top of […]