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Office of International Services
Location Contact Information
Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 440
Chicago, IL 60612
Helen Lavelle
Phone: (312) 942-2030


The Office of International Services works with international students, residents, researchers and faculty who are planning to study or to work at Rush and who will need authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to do so.

Functions of the Office of International Services

  • Rush representative to USCIS, the Department of State and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) regarding the status of international students, residents, scholars and faculty.
  • Responsible Officer for the J-1 Exchange Visitor program and Training Program Liaison to ECFMG.
  • Designated School Official for the F-1 student visa program.
  • Advising concerning the admission of international students.
  • Advising regarding the hiring of international faculty and staff.
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