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The Office of International Services supports UIC’s international community of over 4,000 international students, scholars, and employees from around the world. As a unit within the Office of Global Engagement, we are committed to building a globally diverse and welcoming academic community at UIC. Welcome! We are happy you are here.

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Whether you are a prospective scholar, admitted student, current member of the UIC international community, or alumni, OIS can help you navigate life in the U.S. through immigration advising, cultural awareness and support, and advocacy.

News & Upcoming Events Heading link

Sep 27 2023

International Scholar & Employee Support Updates

Wednesday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom (registration required)
Sep 29 2023

Post-Completion OPT Workshop

Friday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom (registration required)
Oct 5 2023

STEM OPT Workshop

Thursday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom (registration required)
Oct 6 2023

OIS Advisor & New International Student Meetup - Obtaining Your Visa

Friday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Online - Zoom

Fall 2023 Cohort Recruitment Heading link

Apply to be a part of the Office of International Service’s signature program, Intercultural Connections! Open to all UIC students from every degree level, major, and country of origin. All you need to be is curious about culture, open to making new friends, and free on Thursday afternoons/evenings.

Applications are due Sept. 6!

Learn more and apply!