Office of International Students and Scholars

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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 to you, whether you stay only for a few weeks, or several years.


By law all international students are required to update their most current contact information within 10 days of the change to OISS. The required contact information include:star

Read instructions on how to update your local address, however in order to update email address and cell phone you must go to the iTorero Home Page. You will need to update it under the Biographical Information Section on the left hand panel.
  • Full-time Enrollment: All international students are required to maintain full-time enrollment. For more information on course catalog info, please visit the F-1 page.
  • Academic Difficulty: If you are experiencing any academic difficulty issues, make an appointment with our office.
      Helpful Resources:  Academic Support Page & Copley Library Workshops
  • Green Card Lottery: The online registration has begun and will end on November 3rd. See the Diversity Visa Program Instructions webpage for more info.

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