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.
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OIS supports your arrival process by providing pre-departure resources and advising along with a robust orientation program. Whether you are a student, scholar, or employee, we will help you get settled in your new home.
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Jun 5 2023
Post-Completion OPT Workshop
Monday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual Event - Zoom (registration required)
Jun 7 2023
J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholar Orientation, June 2023
Wednesday, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Student Services Building
Jun 8 2023
J-1 Exchange Visitor Scholar Pre-Arrival Session, June 2023
Thursday, 9:00 am–10:00 am America/Chicago
Virtual Event - Zoom
Jun 8 2023
New International Student Summit
Thursday, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual - Zoom