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Our Mission

Office of International Programs

Our Mission

The Office of International Programs (OIP) at USC Aiken provides diverse opportunities for all students to acquire skills necessary to succeed within the global community. OIP seeks to maintain a forum for communication and learning, which will contribute to increased international awareness, acceptance, and understanding of peoples and cultures from all corners of the globe.

Services offered by International Programs:

  • International Student and Scholar Services, including international student orientations, immigration and personal advising, and ongoing assistance to the USC Aiken community
  • Study abroad advising, program development and administration, and services to support USC Aiken students before, during, and following a study experience abroad
  • Community programming and trainings in collaboration with university departments and the Aiken community to provide programs and activities that encourage an awareness and appreciation of cross-cultural perspective


The Office of International Programs is part of the Student Affairs Division and is located in the Student Activities Center in the Student Life Office suite 157.