News and Updates

OIS Closed for Independence Day Holiday

The Office of International Services will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019 in observance of Independence Day. OIS will reopen on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 8:30 AM. To prevent delays in processing due to the holiday closure, please submit requests for OPT I-20s, STEM OPT Extension I-20s, SEVIS transfer Read more

Updating U.S. Local Address During Summer Break

Students traveling to their home country to spend time with their family and friends or vacationing outside the U.S. over summer break are not required to update their local U.S. address information in their myUSC/OASIS student account even though USCIS regulations state students must report any changes to their residential address within 10 days from Read more

OIS Welcomes New Staff Member Francisco Gonzalez

Francisco Gonzalez has joined OIS as Administrative Assistant. In this role he will be working at the OIS front desk, handling paperwork and answering general questions. A southern California native, Francisco grew up in Boyle Heights and studied Kinesiology at San Diego State University. He is currently a graduate student in the Public Administration program Read more

4 Ways to Maximize Your Job Search

It’s almost summer, which means it’s the season for job hunting! When applying for jobs, it’s easy to forget what may or may not be appropriate – can you message people for jobs on LinkedIn? Can you email old contacts? We know how stressful the process is, which is why we are here to help! Read more