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:


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:

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Routine Visa Services & Travel/Entry Restrictions

Updated July 20, 2020

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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. 

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