The Office of International Services (OIS) is a resource center that serves the needs of international students and visiting scholars at USC through a variety of advising services, programs, and information resources. Our staff are available to assist with issues related to immigration regulations, personal and academic concerns, employment in the U.S., adjusting to life in the U.S., and more.
OIS processes essential documents needed by international students and scholars during their time at USC and offers numerous workshops and programs throughout the year.
OIS represents the interests and concerns of international education at local, state, national, and international levels. OIS advocates on behalf of students and scholars with U.S. governmental agencies, as well as within university departments and academic units.
Faculty/Staff Visa Services (FSVS), a division of OIS, provides services to facilitate the hiring of international employees at USC, and provides information regarding immigration and the hiring process for international students.
Located in Student Union 300, OIS and FSVS are dedicated to providing excellent service to the USC international community and furthering USC’s global initiatives through the facilitation of international exchange.