After you have received your letter of admission from the OSU International Admissions office, the following information may be useful to you as you prepare for your journey to Oregon State University.
As you read this, you may be in the process of packing, learning about transportation options, getting immunizations, trying to find housing, awaiting registration and starting your classes, and wondering what it will be like at OSU and in Corvallis. We know that there are many things you need to do to get ready to move to a new place, especially if is it in another country where they may speak another language, and where they certainly have different academic systems and ways of doing things.
Make sure that you are arriving in Corvallis in time to attend a mandatory orientation session.
For pre-arrival information, please review our Pre-Departure Guide (pdf file).
Confirm your passport will not expire within six months after the date you enter the US. Pay the SEVIS I-901 Fee, then schedule your appointment at a US Embassy or Consulate and submit your visa application.
Submit your required immunization and health forms via the OSU Patient Portal
Go to onid.oregonstate.edu and follow the instructions to sign up for your ONID (OSU Network ID) email. Write down your password and bring it with you.
For shuttle service from Portland International Airport, make an advance reservation with Hut Airport Shuttle if needed.
Finding housing is a primary concern for anyone coming to a new place. Click here for housing resources.
If you will be living on campus, submit a passport photo so that we can have your student ID card ready for you at check-in.
Undergraduate and MBA Students: