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Graduate School

International Student Services

The University of South Carolina provides assistance, support and community for international students to help them get the most out of their time in graduate school. 

International Student Services

The International Student Services office is staffed by trained and experienced experts who offer support for international students, including: 

  • Immigration Advice
  • Special Programming
  • Support for International Organizations
  • Advising for Cultural Adjustment 



International Teaching Assistants

ITA Workshop & Assessment

In addition to the  GIA/GTA training program, all international graduate students must attend a training workshop and receive an evaluation of their oral English skills.


International Friendly Zone

The "International Friendly Zone" program provides an inclusive environment on campus and support for international students. The Graduate School has several trained program representatives on staff.

English Programs for Internationals 

Experienced faculty and personalized services that provides superior English as a Second Language instruction. 

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