- 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.http://studyabroad.oregonstate.edu/apply/
All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an OSU application fee. See the Application Fee page for details. SEA Semester waives the application fee for Oregon State University students.
Order an official transcript to be sent to your study abroad advisor or program coordinator by the application deadline. College transcripts must be official and sent directly from your institution to SEA Semester Admissions.
Order one transcript from each institution you have attended and have earned 15 credits or more.
OSU official transcripts can be ordered through the OSU Online Services student account or through the Office of the Registrar.
To access SEA Semester's full list of Scholarships, click here.
Although most travel with SEA Semester is within the United States, a passport valid for six months beyond is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit travel.state.gov for an application.
List your full name on each. Submit the essays and writing sample via your SEA Semester online application account.
Submit two (2) academic references, at least one of which is from an instructor (i.e. professor, academic advisor) who has taught you within the past year. Login to your SEA Semester online application account to submit reference requests electronically. Be sure to talk to your references first before you send the requests.
All students are required to return this form. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.
All students are required to complete this form. See the Academic Planning Form page for details.
You will be enrolled in an OSU-required education abroad insurance for the duration of the sea component of the program. It is your responsibility to have appropriate coverage for yourself during the shore component of the program.
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 using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from email@example.com 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.
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.
Select File > Print in your browser to print this checklist.
Be sure to follow all of the instructions provided by the SEA Semester staff and respond to their communications in a timely manner.