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  • Be a Global Leader

    We are seeking students interested in embracing global perspectives, advocating for diversity and creating a lasting impact in the community. 

  • Global Engagement Night

    All are welcome to join the conversation every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. in 160 Enarson.

  • FLAS Fellowships Awarded

    Foreign Language and Area Studies grants awarded to 52 Ohio State students to support intensive language study.

  • Eyes of Wonder

    Zi Yuan's "Eyes of Wonder" wins 1st Place in People Category of 2019 International Photography Exhibition.

  • Visiting Scholar Research

    Visit Bricker Hall to view research posters developed by international visiting scholars working at The Ohio State University.

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.