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).
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:
Updated ICE Guidance Released July 24, 2020
Earlier today the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released updated guidance and FAQs specific to F-1 international students continuing in academic programs, as well as providing clarification for our newly admitted incoming students.
Notable within the guidance:
Routine Visa Services & Travel/Entry Restrictions
Updated July 20, 2020
ICE Guidance for Autumn 2020
UPDATE: July 14, 2020
In a hearing before a federal district judge today (July 14), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it is withdrawing July 6 guidance barring F-1 students from remaining in the U.S. and enrolling in online courses only. Additional updates will be made as soon as information becomes available.