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:

  • Spring Break Travel Guidance for International Students and Scholars February 18, 2020
    On Friday, January 31, the U.S. President issued a proclamation restricting entry for immigrants and non-immigrants who have been in China during the 14 days prior to attempted entry to the U.S. While this is expected to be a temporary measure, it is unknown how long this restriction will be in place. OIS is unable […]
  • Here’s How One International Student Adjusted to US Culture February 18, 2020
    OIS Communications Editor Deeksha is an international student. Born in India, she moved to the Middle East at the age of 9 and has been living in the US since she turned 18. Writing for OIS, she talks cultural differences, leaving her comfort zone, and adjusting to her life in the US. See what she […]
  • OIS Will Be Closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 February 14, 2020
    OIS will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents’ Day. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
  • Beware of Call Spoofing February 12, 2020
    Spoofing is when scammers deliberately falsify the information transmitted to caller ID display to disguise their identity. OIS has received reports that scammers have been using our phone number 213-740-2666 to falsify information and request money from students. Please remember that OIS staff will never request money over the phone. If you receive these phone […]
  • Travel Restrictions Related to Novel Coronavirus February 1, 2020
    On Friday, January 31, the U.S. President issued a proclamation restricting entry for immigrants and non-immigrants who have been in China during the 14 days prior to attempted entry to the U.S. While this is expected to be a temporary measure, it is unknown how long this entry restriction will be in place. International students and scholars […]