International Affairs

Attention All  DACA EAD Holders: Due to USCIS increased processing times, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) strongly encourages you to submit your application for your EAD card renewal 6 months prior to the card's expiration.  
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The Office of International Affairs strives to enhance and facilitate the academic, research, and clinical experiences of international students, trainees, faculty, and researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center by:

  • Providing expert immigration services and timely and pertinent informational programs.
  • Serving as advocates for the UT Southwestern international population and as their liaison with institutional, local, state, and federal entities.
  • Advising faculty mentors and administrative personnel regarding visa sponsorship options.

Our services support UT Southwestern in attracting highly qualified international faculty, researchers, and students, contributing to campus diversity and internationalization.

All visitors participating in programs at UT Southwestern while on non-immigrant visas must have an appointment for an interview in our office on or before their first day of participation.

International Affairs Office Location

Main Office: 3000 Pegasus Park Drive, Dallas, TX 75247 (5th Floor) 

Mailing Address: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9011 

Hours: 8 A.M. - 5 P.M. Monday - Friday. 


New Satellite Office located in the T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Buidling (NG building)  

Address: 6001 Forest Park Road, Dallas, TX 75235. Room NG3. 111 (next to HR Service Center) 

Hours: 9 A.M. - 4 P.M. Monday - Thursday 


The Office of International Affairs is available for in-person appointments at our satellite office in NG3.111. One of our representatives will check in new employees or visitors in this office. Although walk-ins are welcomed, appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure that an Immigration Specialist is available to assist you with questions or concerns that you have. In order to request an appointment, please contact your designated Immigration Specialist or call 214-648-0010. You can also send an email to