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.
Studying abroad helps people grow and develop. Chanyang Park knows this from personal experience and from a student survey she conducted at USC.
Kopal Khanna relays her impressions and insights of working in an Indian jail in her novel "Almost Whole".
All new students are required to complete Passport Verification (PPV) with the Office of International Services within 15 days of arrival to the U.S.
Dan Li is working with computer engineering students to create a website that would translate commencement ceremonies at USC.
The 33rd Annual International Student Graduation Reception celebrated the upcoming commencement of international students at USC, which enrolls students from 115 different countries.
Former USC international student Hue La discusses the challenges of having a commonly mispronounced name.
Sha-Lene Pung and her mentee, Nathalia Tavares, spurned pressure to pursue a STEM field. Instead, they're mastering the art of communication, and they're getting industry training right on campus.
Yiqing "Pocket" Sun sheds light on the lack of women in entrepreneurship and her inspiration to found SoGal.
Do the languages we speak influence our decisions and shape our opinions? Guillaume, an exchange student who speaks 4 languages, sheds light.
Kara Foerger is pursuing her masters at the Rossier School of Education. But rather than attending classes in LA, she gets to explore Southeast Asia and apply her studies in an international classroom.
Srideep Musuvathy spent 10 years furthering his education at USC. Now, Musuvathy gives us insight into how USC shaped his career.
Using the results from our recent survey, we've created a Spotify playlist of your favorite music.
The joint-winners each had more than 700 "Likes" on Facebook!
The stark contrasts between professor-student relationships in the U.S. and India
Nikhil and Nithin Gopalakrishna explain the perks of having a twin, as well as the mix-ups and misunderstandings that ensue.
The International Student Assembly strengthens the Trojan family by building a bridge between students of different cultures.
Having tea with President Nikias and 15 other USC students gave Jihyun Shin a greater appreciation than ever for USC.
Hundreds celebrated the Moon Festival in USC's Bovard Auditorium with song and dance.
International students learn about the complex game of football and the beloved USC Trojans.
OIS employs 12 graduate students to assist in serving USC's international community.
Read about how AIS and the USC community celebrated Garba this year.
It takes a big heart - and a lot of guts - to fight for social justice in a new country. But Korean Ph.D. student Ahyoung Song is just the woman for the job.
Scammers are targeting international students in Southern California.
Georgi Dimitrov is going from Thornton School of Music's commencement stage to the helm of his first one-act opera, Maximus.
Visit OIS in our new location!
Not ready to say goodbye? Neither are we. 2014 graduate Songyu Zhu is off to Harvard. Read on as she bids farewell to USC.
International Artist Fellow Fei Kayser wants you to check your Chinese stereotypes at the door. Her new play is a glimpse into what life in China is really like.
OIS honored students and scholars for their contributions to USC with an evening reception at the University Club.
Landing a dream job in the U.S. may not be as impossible as you think. Check out these pointers from the Career Center to give yourself a head start on the job search.
What a night! OIS celebrated the class of 2014 at the 32nd Annual International Student Graduation Reception last Friday.
Are you riding the waves of culture shock since arriving in the U.S.? Don't worry, you're not alone.