At the beginning of each term, the International Student Orientation Team holds a mandatory orientation program for new international students. This program is designed to provide you with valuable information and facilitate your transition to OSU.
By participating in the International Student Orientation, you will gain essential information about:
To cover the cost of orientation, all degree and exchange students will be charged an orientation fee. This fee will be automatically charged to your OSU student account. Orientation fees for INTO OSU students are included in the fees for these programs.
Immigration document check-in is required for all incoming international and exchange students in all OSU and INTO OSU programs. You can start this process early by filling out our online forms:
Once you are finished with this you should plan to arrive for the first day of orientation and attend an Immigration Document Check-In session. Please make sure to bring your I-20/DS-2019s, passport, and dependent documents with you to the session so we can review your documents and the online forms you submitted.
Registering for classes is provided during START. Please visit New Student Programs & Family Outreach to register.
To view course descriptions, please visit the OSU Academic Catalog.
All newly admitted international students are required to attend orientation and immigration document check-in. If you are not able to arrive in the US by the orientation date, please be sure to complete to online orientation module in Canvas. If you do not attend the immigration document check-in, the Office of International Services will place a hold on your registration. If you are unable to attend one or both of these sessions, please contact the International Student Orientation Team at Intl.Orientation@oregonstate.edu or call the Office of International Services at 541-737-6310.