Gallagher International CenterOffice
The Gallagher International Center oversees the university's international affairs, including programs and resources such as study abroad, international admissions and international student services.
Contributing to a Vibrant, Global Community
Do you want to see the world? Learn in a new environment? Enrich your education? The Gallagher International Center is USD's resource for students, faculty and staff interested in international programs – including international education, study abroad and international student services. The center offers services such as visa interview practice, international and study abroad advising, compliance resources and more.
Whether you are exploring a future on our campus or are ready to bring your USD education to new places, we're here to help.
Get to Know Us
USD international students represent more than 55 countries from around the world.
USD offers 200+ study abroad programs on six continents.
More than 400 international students call USD home.
Are you an international student considering making USD your home away from home? The Gallagher International Center is your home base. Our office staff supports students through the entire college experience — starting with the college search process and continuing through graduation.
We provide international students with a variety of services, resources and programming, including enrollment and visa compliance support, multicultural events, an international student organization, trips to cities across the region and more. We are a welcoming space on campus where international and domestic students can learn together and celebrate the various cultures represented on our campus.
Study abroad programs can help you achieve a variety of skills and experiences — including gaining a new perspective on your academic field of study, improving your language skills, exploring new cultures and setting yourself apart from other job and graduate school applicants, just to name a few.
Our office is dedicated to connecting you with these opportunities so you can enrich your education and learn about the world around you.
USD provides a welcoming community where international students and study abroad participants can make new friends and celebrate the many cultures represented on our campus.
As one of USD's largest organizations, International Club offers all USD students opportunities to learn and connect through cultural events and social activities. Annual events include the International Night Gala — featuring student performances — and Festivals of Nations — featuring a global food festival.
Meet Our Team
Get to know the faculty and staff in the Gallagher International Center.
Compliance ResourcesThe International Office also keeps all of our compliance forms, CPT/OPT PowerPoint presentations and more on the myUSD portal. Click on Academics in the top menu and you will find International Office on the dropdown menu.
Make an appointment with your International Student Advisor if you have need or have questions about:
- I-20 travel signatures
- Reduced course load
- Social security numbers
- Optional Practical Training (OPT)
- Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
- Finding resources on campus
- Finding resources in Vermillion
No question is a bad question!
Tuesdays from 9 – 11 a.m.
Thursdays from 2 - 4 p.m.
Or by appointment — use Coyote Connections, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 658-6255.