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:

  • Jump Start Your Job Search with GoinGlobal February 15, 2019
    GoinGlobal’s exclusive H-1B Plus database provides millions of H-1B visa application records for American employers interested in hiring international talent. Utilizing U.S. Department of Labor records, GoinGlobal’s proprietary search engine allows users to identify positions, locations, and salary ranges based on company name, occupation, industry, and job title. The H-IB database can also be used to identify […]
  • 11 Struggles for People with Unique Names February 13, 2019
    Former USC international student Hue La discusses the challenges of having a commonly mispronounced name. Story by: Hue La Some 98% of the people I’ve met in the States pronounced my name incorrectly on their first try. My name, Hue, is pronounced “hu-ay,” instead of like the word “hue.” Although my name is fairly simple […]
  • Culture Shock Shakes Things Up for New Students February 10, 2019
    Are you riding the waves of culture shock since arriving in the U.S.? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Story by: Lydia Siriprakorn The sun is too bright today. The traffic didn’t seem so bad at first but is completely unbearable lately. Even the Los Angeles air smells funny now, not refreshing like it did just weeks […]
  • Community Safety Advisory February 10, 2019
    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 January 21–Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 18, 2019
    OIS will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.