Welcome to the Office of International Affairs 

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) provides advising services and supportive programming to the international community at the University of Chicago. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OIA is not available for in-person appointments, but is available remotely. Please reach out to your OIA adviser via email or by telephone. If you do not know who your adviser is, please visit the OIA Staff Directory

Phone: (773) 702-7752 
Address: 1427 E. 60th St. Chicago, Suite 251, Chicago, IL 60637 (MAP)
Email: international-affairs@uchicago.edu

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


COVID Vaccine and Test Requirements for U.S. Entry

On October 25, 2021, President Biden issued Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic, which, effective November 8, 2021, will lift the four current geographic travel ban restrictions, and replace them with a global re

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DACA Update

On July 16, a U.S. District Court in Texas blocked the approval of new applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In light of this ruling, the University of Chicago re-affirms our support for students and other members of the University community who are DACA-eligible or undocumented. For more information and a list of available campus and community resources, please visit the Center for Identify and Inclusion’s website.

Additional links and information:

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Support for International Students Impacted by COVID-19

The news surrounding the COVID-19 situation in India and in numerous countries around the world is undoubtedly alarming and worrisome. With great care for the well-being of our international student community and family members overseas, I write to emphasize that the University is here to support you and provide information about resources and programs that may be helpful at this time.

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