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  • Global Engagement News

    Check out the newsletter to stay updated on Global Engagement's activities on campus and in Columbus.

  • Partnership with Waseda

    Aiji Tanaka, president of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, visited Ohio State on April 29 to sign renewals of international agreements between the College of Arts and Sciences and Waseda.

  • Buckeyes Cheer on Roma

    #BuckeyesAbroad on European Model of Sport study abroad program traded in their Scarlet and Gray for the Yellow and Red of AS Roma

  • Engagement Awards

    Ohio State – South Africa Antibiotic Stewardship “Train-the-Trainer” mentoring program wins 2019 Distinguished International Engagement Award.

  • Photo Competition Open

    The 2019 International Photography Competition is now accepting submissions from all Ohio State students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Pre-Arrival Information

Welcome, new students! This section provides undergraduate students and graduate students with important steps to take before arriving at Ohio State.

To find out more about housing, health information, fee payments, how to schedule the mandatory immigration check-in and when to attend orientation, undergraduate students should visit, Undergraduate Pre-Arrival, and graduate students should visit, Graduate Pre-Arrival.

On the left menu, there is also a section featuring frequently asked questions. The FAQ covers visa information, SEVIS fee, placement tests, tuition, arriving at Ohio State, health screening and vaccinations, and immigration check-in and orientation.

We are excited to have you join our Buckeye family!