OSU Online Study Abroad Application: 

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.

OSU online application for study abroad -> http://studyabroad.oregonstate.edu/apply/

Application Fee: 

All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.


Order an official transcript to be sent to the exchange program coordinator at OSU by the application deadline.

OSU official transcripts can be ordered through the OSU Online Services student account or through the Office of the Registrar.

Program Provider Application: 

A passport valid for six months beyond your program is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit travel.state.gov for an application.

Required Essays: 

Complete the following essays and email them by e-mail to OSU exchange program coordinator by the application deadline.

1. Please write a brief autobiographical sketch that includes your personal history, family background, work experience, travel experience and other factors which have influenced your personal development. (approximately 1 page)

2. Please state how your participation in this international program will contribute to your educational, career and personal goals. (approximately 1/2 page)

3. All participants have personal strengths and weaknesses. Please give yours and describe how they are relevant to your participation in this international program. (approximately 1/2 page)

Letters of Reference: 

Submit two references to the OSU exchange program coordinator by the deadline.

Upon submitting all of your exchange application materials, you will need to meet with the exchange coordinator for a short, informal interview. This should be completed within a week after you turn in your application materials. Call the front desk to make an appointment with the exchange coordinator: 541.737.3006.
Health Disclosure: 

All students are required to return this form, once they are accepted to the program. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.

Academic Planning Form: 

All students are required to complete this form upon acceptance to the program. See the Academic Planning Form page for details.

Engineering students should meet with Caine Francis to discuss courses/credits for their OSU requirements.

Attend General Orientation: 

All students are required to attend the general study abroad orientation that is offered each term. The Education Abroad office will email invitations to student onid email addresses.


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.

Travel Clinic: 

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.

Financial Aid: 

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.

Budget Worksheet: 

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 using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from abroad.registration@oregonstate.edu 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.

Grades and Credits: 

This program earns resident credit at OSU. Each course you take must be assessed for how the credit will be applied to your degree program. Save all coursework and syllabi while you are abroad and work with your study abroad advisor to establish your course equivalencies when you return.

Attend Site-Specific Orientation: 

Contact the exchange program coordinator for more details.