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Hours and Location

There are many ways to connect with the Office of International Services. As of July 19, 2021, our physical office space has reopened to in person visitors, however, we will continue to offer virtual services for those that prefer it. Please note that all student advising appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance through iAdvise. If you plan to visit us in-person, please review the latest campus COVID-19 safety measures posted at today.uic.edu/coronavirus to ensure that you are adequately following protocols for on-campus visits based on your vaccination status.

We look forward to working with you! See below for more details on how to connect with OIS Advisors, events, and other ways to engage with our office.

If you are experiencing an emergency while our office is closed, please see our Emergency Information for more resources.


 

Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Central Standard Time (CST).

During our regular hours of operation, visitors are welcome to drop-off and pick-up documents at our front desk or contact us for general assistance via phone or email. Please see below for details on how to schedule an advising appointment with an OIS Advisor. OIS remains open during spring break and summer terms, closing only during winter break and official University holidays. Please see our emergency information page for instructions on what to do if you experience an emergency while our office is closed.


Contact Information

+1 (312) 996-3121 phone
+1 (312) 996-9432 fax
ois@uic.edu general email
newintl@uic.edu new international student email
stemopt@uic.edu international alumni on STEM OPT email


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Emergency Information

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Office Mailing Address:
Office of International Services (MC 326) Suite 2160
University of Illinois at Chicago
Student Services Building 1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7164
 


Schedule an Advising Appointment

UIC international students, exchange visitors, and employees typically make appointments to discuss immigration status and services, to seek referrals to UIC and external resources, and to find guidance and support around issues related to cultural adjustment or the logistics of daily life in the U.S.

International Students

International students can schedule an advising appointment with an OIS Advisor through iAdvise. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, with the first appointment at 9:00 a.m. and the last appointment beginning at 3:00 p.m. Appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and same-day appointments are not available. When scheduling your appointment, you can choose to meet with the OIS Advisor in-person at our office or virtually via Zoom.

J-1 EV Scholars

Send your appointment request to oisj1@uic.edu and include your name, UIN (if available), reason for the appointment, and preferred date/time and format (in-person or virtual). An OIS Advisor will connect with you to confirm the details of the appointment.


Physical Office Address

Office of International Services
Student Services Building, 1200 West Harrison Street, Suite 2160
Chicago, IL 60607

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Office Mailing Address

Office of International Services (MC 326) Suite 2160
University of Illinois at Chicago
Student Services Building 1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7164