Welcome to OIS

 

The Office of International Services (OIS) provides advising services and support for international students and scholars at the University of Southern California.  Through an array of programs and initiatives for USC’s international community, OIS aims to help international students and scholars to achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals, and to make the most of the USC experience.
Faculty/Staff Visa Services (FSVS), a division of OIS, provides specialized services to assist in facilitating the hiring of international faculty and staff employees at USC.
Widely recognized as a truly global institution with academic programs worldwide and international initiatives throughout the university, USC is proud of the fact that more international students choose to study here than at any other U.S. university.  In addition, every school and department at USC benefits from the rich diversity of international scholars, faculty and staff who choose to become part of the Trojan Family.

The Office of International Services (OIS) provides advising services and support for international students and scholars at the University of Southern California. Through an array of programs and initiatives for USC’s international community, OIS aims to help international students and scholars to achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals, and to make the most of the USC experience.

Widely recognized as a truly global institution with academic programs worldwide and international initiatives throughout the university, USC is proud of the fact that more international students choose to study here than at any other U.S. university. In addition, every school and department at USC benefits from the rich diversity of international scholars, faculty and staff who choose to become part of the Trojan Family.

 


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