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.

 


News and Updates

OIS Closure for 4th of July Holiday 6/29/2015

OIS will be closed Friday, July 3, 2015 in celebration of Independence Day. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8:30am.

8 Attributes that International Study Can Strengthen 5/12/2015

Studying abroad helps people grow and develop. Chanyang Park knows this from personal experience and from a student survey she conducted at USC.

Almost Whole: Sharing Inspiration from the Incarcerated 5/5/2015

Kopal Khanna relays her impressions and insights of working in an Indian jail in her novel "Almost Whole".