International Students

Getting Help and Resources

We understand that Ohio State is a large university and sometimes it can be difficult to find specific resources. To help you understand which university offices are available to help, we have broken down their main responsibilities and how to contact a staff member.

Office of International Affairs – International Students
Facilitates the arrival, integration, engagement and success of international students including managing immigration issues and regulatory compliance. 

Office of Student Academic Success – Academic Advising
Guides and champions the successful recruitment, enrollment, retention and graduation of all Ohio State students. 

Office of Distance Education and eLearning
Provides students on and off campus with an enriched educational experience 

Office of Student Life
Consists of more than 40 departments dedicated to creating the extraordinary student experience for every Ohio State Buckeye. 

Office of Institutional Equity
Helps the Ohio State community prevent and respond to all forms of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct.