News and Updates

Local U.S. Address Update Policy Guidance During Winter Break

Students traveling to their home country to spend time with their family and friends or vacationing outside the U.S. over winter 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

Community Safety Advisory

SCAMS REPORTED OFFENSE:   DPS has received numerous complaints from students, many of whom are international students, who had been tricked into giving money to imposters posing as agents of the IRS, U.S. Customs, or other public entities.  During the 2018 fall semester, seventeen students were victims to these scams with an average loss of Read more

OIS Closed for Thanksgiving

The Office of International Services wishes everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. Please visit us before 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018. We will reopen on Monday, November 26, 2018, at 8:30 AM.  

International Education Week 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018 – Friday, November 16, 2018 Each year in mid-November, educational institutions across the country celebrate International Education Week (IEW). This joint initiative was established by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to Read more