Welcome to the Office of International Affairs (OIA)
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.
General Phone: (773) 702-7752
Fax: (773) 702-3058
Address: 1427 E. 60th St. Chicago, Suite 251, Chicago, IL 60637 (MAP)
All international students, scholars, their dependents, and department contacts are assigned an OIA adviser who is available to provide advising services, appointments, review, and answer questions.
You may request an appointment by contacting the adviser assigned to your school or program.
Methods of Contact
In your email, please include: your full name, student ID#, and program/department. You are also encouraged to reach out to the adviser assigned to your school or program directly. Direct email and telephone numbers are listed below.
Visit our virtual office by clicking the image below. Via the OIA virtual office, you can gain direct access to your adviser, schedule an appointment, and learn about campus resources.
Other contact resources:
The Dean-on-Call is the University official responsible for providing referrals, information, and support to students during an emergency. To contact the Dean on Call call 773-834-HELP (4357).
Please note: a lost or forgotten I-20/DS-2019, expired travel signature, or need for an updated copy of your I-20/DS-2019 does not constitute an emergency warranting contact with either the University of Chicago Police Department or the Dean on Call. Instead, you should contact OIA during business hours for assistance and next steps or visit the OIA Travel page.
For safety or medical emergencies, call University Police at 123 or 773-702-8181 or dial 911.