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OSU University of British Columbia (UBC) Application Checklist
All OSU students are required to complete the OSU Online Study Abroad Application. By completing this online application, a non-refundable, $50 application fee will be charged to your OSU student account.
Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:
- Summer Programs: March 15
- Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
- Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
- Spring Term Programs: November 15
Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.
All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.
Submit an OSU OFFICIAL transcript to the Program Coordinator. OSU official transcript can be order by contacting the Registrar's office, or by logging into the OSU Online Student Services.
Program Provider Application:
Nominations for OSU students to UBC starts around February 1 for the following academic year. Contact the program coordinator for further details.
A passport valid for six months beyond your program is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit travel.state.gov for an application.
Two short essays need to be turned in to the program coordinator (Dawn Moyer):
1. Please state how your participation in this international program will contribute to your educational, career and personal goals. (approximately 1/2 page)
2. All participants have personal strengths and weaknesses. Please give yours and describe how they are relevant to your participation in this international program. (approximately 1/2 page)
Letters of Reference:
Two references required (See the References page for details): one must come from an OSU instructor or academic advisor, the other one can be from an employer, living group advisor, or counselor.
Not required. All applicants must meet with the program coordinator.
All students are required to return this form. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.
Academic Planning Form:
All students are required to complete this form. See the Academic Planning Form page for details.
Attend General Orientation:
All students are required to attend general pre-departure orientation. View orientation dates and registration.
Your program enrolls you in insurance for the duration of your participation. Review the insurance policy and carry additional claim forms and your insurance card with you abroad.
All students are encouraged to visit their primary care provider before going abroad. Information about immunizations and travel health can be obtained from the Travel Medicine Clinic at Student Health Services.
File FAFSA and apply for financial aid for the term(s) of your program.
IDEA will submit a financial aid budget with your estimated cost of attendance to the Office of Financial Aid the term prior to your departure so that your aid award may be adjusted.
Use this form to estimate the total cost of your attendance on the program. Visit the Budget Worksheet page for details.
All study abroad students will need to register for general Overseas Studies credits using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org with the instructions and CRN, and students are responsible for registering for these credits for the term(s) they are abroad. You will not receive financial aid for the program unless you are registered. To be registered, your account must be free of any hold, and your OSU bill balance must be below $2,200.
Grades and Credits:
This program earns resident credit at OSU. Each course you take must be assessed for how the credit will be applied to your degree program. Save all coursework and syllabi while you are abroad and work with your study abroad advisor to establish your course equivalencies when you return.
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