The Office of International Services assists sponsors and sponsored students by supporting the academic goals of sponsored students and their sponsors, providing records of student’s academic standing when requested, facilitating communication between students and sponsors to help with financial and administrative questions, and working with international student advisors to answer questions and to help students maintain and understand their immigration status.

Services for Sponsored Students

  • A special orientation session for sponsored students
  • Help with OSU medical insurance. Sponsored Student Programs can help get a waiver of OSU medical insurance if the sponsor’s insurance meets OSU minimum requirements.
  • Help sponsored students communicate with Academic Departments, and Sponsoring Agencies.
  • Reminders for students with expiring financial guarantee/support letters.

Services for Sponsors

  • A special orientation session for sponsored students.
  • Student transcripts to show academic standing upon request.
  • Special campus meetings for sponsors to meet with their students.
  • Manage Financial Guarantee letters for the Third Party Billing process with OSU Business Affairs and the INTO OSU Finance Office.

International Programs Administrative Fee

An administrative charge of two hundred and seventy five dollars ($275) per academic term per student will be assessed to the sponsoring agency. The administrative fee will be included on the billing statement each academic term.