Welcome to the Office of International Affairs 

The Office of International Affairs provides advising services and supportive programming to the international community at the University of Chicago.

Phone: (773) 702-7752
Address: 1427 E. 60th St. Chicago, Suite 251, Chicago, IL 60637 (MAP)
We are located in the UChicago Press Building on the second floor (suite 251).
Email: international-affairs@uchicago.edu

OIA remains open to serving the international student and scholar community at the University of Chicago virtually, but is closed to in-person services. 

OIA has developed COVID-19 FAQs for both international students and scholars/employees. They can be found here:


Recent Executive Order on Immigration

The recent Executive Order affecting immigration has no doubt caused stress and questions about who is affected. We hope the digest below provides you with a brief understanding. If you have questions, please reach out to OIA Director, Nick Seamons

The proclamation becomes effective on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM (ET), and suspends the entry of any individual seeking to enter the U.S. as an immigrant who:

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OIA FAQ's on coronavirus updates

Below are answers to frequently asked immigration related questions specific to the University’s need to adapt procedures and policies to address the significant public health concerns associated with COVID-19. We will continue to update this page with immigration related questions as they come up.

If you have other questions and concerns, please email your designated OIA adviser. We will answer all email and telephone inquiries as quickly as possible.

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The University continues to monitor developments around the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

For the most updated information related to COVID-19: https://coronavirusupdates.uchicago.edu/

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