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).
Office hours: Monday-Thursday: 9am-4:30pm and Friday: 10am-4:30pm
Student walk-in advising hours: Monday-Thursday from 10am-1pm and 2-4pm
The University continues to monitor developments around the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
University Provost Ka Yee Lee and Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD, Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, updated the members of the University community on new guidelines issued by the Chicago Dept. of Public Health for precautions that universities should take to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read their message here.
New Guidance: Due to continued increases of 2019-nCoV cases in China, the University is following these new recommendations from CDPH:
Travel Ban Update - New Countries Added
On January 31, 2020, President Trump signed a presidential proclamation suspending certain immigrant visa issuance to foreign nationals from several countries, with some exceptions. Immigrant visas allow persons to enter the U.S. as permanent residents (green card holders). Nonimmigrant visas (e.g., F-1, J-1, H-1B) are not impacted by the latest presidential proclamation.
OPT Workshops for Winter/Spring 2020 Grads
If you are a Winter or Spring 2020 graduate, now is a great time to be thinking about OPT! OIA will be offering several OPT workshops this quarter. Plan ahead! Dates and times are below.