- Office of the Vice Provost
- International Degree
- Education Abroad
- International Students
- International Scholars & Faculty
All OSU students are required to complete the OSU Online Study Abroad Application. By completing this online application, a non-refundable, $50 application fee will be charged to your OSU student account.
All study abroad applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.
A passport valid for six months beyond your program is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit the main post office or travel.state.gov website for more information and/or application.
All students are required to return this form upon being accepted to the program. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.
Once selected, you will be given access to the IDEA office Blackboard orientation, which you must complete in order to register for study abroad credit and to receive financial aid. You are not required to attend the General in-person orientation conducted by the IDEA office.
Your program enrolls you in insurance for the duration of your participation. Review the insurance policy and carry additional claim forms and your insurance card with you abroad.
Visa: A visa is required for these programs. You will be given visa application instructions during your orientation class.
All students are encouraged to visit their primary care provider before going abroad. Information about immunizations and travel health can be obtained from the Travel Medicine Clinic at Student Health Services.
File FAFSA and apply for financial aid for the term(s) of your program.
IDEA will submit a financial aid budget with your estimated cost of attendance to the Office of Financial Aid the term prior to your departure so that your aid award may be adjusted.
Use this form to estimate the total cost of your attendance on the program. Visit the Budget Worksheet page for details.
All study abroad students will need to register for general Overseas Studies credits (OSAB 388) using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org with the instructions and CRN, and students are responsible for registering for these credits for the term(s) they are abroad. You will not receive financial aid for the program unless you are registered. To be registered, your account must be free of any hold, and your OSU bill balance must be below $2,200.
Credits: Successful completion of appropriate course work in all programs but Australia will result in 18 OSU quarter credits which will be applied towards the International Business option. Students going to Australia take classes for their pre-business and/or pro-school core/major requirements; credits vary.
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