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:

  • Things To Do Over Fall Break 2019 October 15, 2019
    Fall break is coming up this Thursday and Friday, bringing us a much-needed break from midterms! To help you make the most of your 4-day weekend, we’ve compiled a list of things to do over the break: Driving out The great thing about living in Los Angeles is that you can access vastly different landscapes […]
  • Healthcare in America 101 September 19, 2019
    The health care system in the United States may be very different from the health care system in your home country. International students may find the information on the USC Student Health page helpful. This information is general to health care in the U.S. but does not apply to all cases.
  • OIS Closed for Labor Day Holiday August 30, 2019
    The Office of International Services will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day. OIS will reopen on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 8:30 AM. We hope you have a fun and safe holiday!
  • Adjusting to U.S. Classroom Culture August 26, 2019
    It’s the first week of classes, which is a very exciting time in any student’s life. As an international student, you may find that the classroom culture is very different from what you’re used to – it’s not just what you learn, but also how you learn! Here are a few ways in which the […]
  • STEM OPT Extension: New Reporting Instructions August 2, 2019
    If you are a student on the 24-month STEM OPT Extension and you received an email from SEVP, or if you have general questions about reporting requirements, please click the link above for more information.