News and Updates

Preda’s Prelude: The Rise of an Opera Aficionado

Can you sing in 21 different languages? This diva can. Strolling by the lakeside with her friends, 14- year-old Irena Preda’s gift was actualized. The Slovenian native did not know the power she possessed until this very day when her friends looked upon her in awe of the voice that had not been heard by Read more

Valid U.S. Address Required for All International Students

Immigration regulations require all international students to report any change in their local address in OASIS within 10 days of moving. This information will be updated in students’ SEVIS records. Step-By-Step Instructions on Local U.S. Address Entry in MyUSC/OASIS Account Login to myUSC Under My Services Menu, click on “OASIS” Select “Other Services” tab on the top of Read more

Students Enjoy Tea with President Nikias

Thursday, October 12, fourteen USC students and I waited for a very special guest in USC’s Tutor Campus Center Presidential dining room. That guest was C. L. Max Nikias, the president of USC. We were invited by President Nikias to share in an afternoon of snacks, tea, and conversation. He divulged that it is important Read more

Meet the 2017/2018 OIS Student Staff

OIS employs 22 students to assist in serving USC’s international community. Each student staff member plays an integral role in the delivery of the services and programs OIS provides to international students and scholars. Visit the About Us page on the OIS website to read their biographies.