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  • 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.

  • Birth Outcomes in Congo

    Marcel Yotebieng and Jesse Kwiek have been working to optimize HIV, Tuberculosis, and maternal and child health service delivery for almost two decades.

  • 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.

Health Screening and Vaccinations

I have questions about the mandatory health screening— who should I contact?

Please contact the Wilce Student Health Center at 614-247-2387 or visit the website for more information: shs.osu.edu/services/international-students/vaccination-requirement 

I’m transferring from a university in the United States— do I need to complete the mandatory health screening?

Please contact the Wilce Student Health Center at 614-247-2387 or visit the website for more information.

What is the vaccination requirement?

Ohio State requires verification that all new students are up to date on certain vaccines (immunizations). Complete information on the requirement can be found on the Student Health Services website: http://shc.osu.edu/services/vaccinations/vaccination-requirement The requirement includes two steps:

I can't find some vaccinations in my country— can I get them at Ohio State?

If you are not able to get, or verify that you have gotten, all of these vaccinations prior to arrival, you can receive them all at the Student Health Center once you are here and the cost would be covered by your Ohio State health insurance. Questions should be addressed to vaccination@osu.edu.