News and Updates

Fall 2022 Enrollment Requirements for F-1 Students

As the fall semester approaches, the Office of International Services would like to provide the following enrollment information to international students and their academic advisors as they plan for the 2022/2023 academic year. Full-time Enrollment Requirements for F-1 International Students  All F-1 international students must enroll full-time and attend in-person classes at USC to maintain Read more

The OIS Summer 2022 Guide

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Los Angeles? The Hollywood sign? Palm trees? Taco trucks? Indeed, the city is known for these attractions, but it has so much more to offer. To all Trojans spending the rest of their summers in Los Angeles and don’t know where to start, Read more

OIS Closed for Independence Day

The Office of International Services will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. We hope you have a fun and safe holiday!

Summer Solstice – A Day Without a Night – Midsummer

Did you happen to notice how long the sun shined in Los Angeles this week? On June 21, the sun rose at 5:42am and set at 8:07pm, marking the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer. That’s a whopping 14 hours and 25 minutes of golden sunlight at USC! But imagine Read more