International Scholars

Important Information

Please review our information on taxes and social security to answer questions such as:

As a visiting scholar, it is important to familiarize yourself with laws and regulations related to driving and health insurance. While only J-1 scholars and their dependents are required by Ohio State to be covered with health insurance. The Office of International Affairs recommends that all visiting scholars purchase some form of health insurance since healthcare costs can be extremely high.

Scholars may also find helpful to visit our tools and resources to find information on the following topics: