Office of International Students and Scholars

Welcome to USD!

Welcome to our international family. USD hosts international students and scholars from more than 70 countries around the world. We are delighted that you are joining this group of distinguished students and scholars, and we hope that your experiences here will prove intellectually challenging, culturally enriching, and personally enjoyable, whether you stay only for a few weeks, or several years.

USD: Your Home Away from Home!

NEW International Students Fall 2017

Congratulations on your admission to USD! 

If you have officially been issued either an I-20 or DS-2019 by USD be sure to review the Newly Admitted Students Page to find more detailed pre-arrival information.

If you have NOT officially been issued either an I-20 or DS-2019 by USD you will need to contact either the Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions Office to resolve any pending items. 

We look forward to meeting and welcoming you to the international family! 

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Helping Fellow International Students Find a Place at USD

What is iTorero?

iTorero is a convenient online system where international students can request documents and services from the Office of International Students and Scholars from the comfort of their own computer.

Important Immigration Updates

Travel – Immigration Documents: 
As a reminder please remember to bring the following documents when you travel overseas

Have you received an I-515 before when traveling without your I-20 or DS-2019?
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently announced a new procedure to address I-515A noncompliance.

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