Oregon University System International Programs Application Process

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.


Oregon University System Application Deadlines

Fall or Year-long Program: February 15

Winter/Spring Semester Program: October 15

Program Provider Application: 

Create an online application profile and complete the Oregon University System International Programs application.


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.

Attend General Orientation: 

All students are required to complete the OSU Blackboard online pre-departure orientation. View orientation dates and registration.

Attend Site-Specific Orientation: 

OUS International Programs hold site-specific orientations. Please view the "learning content" on your OUS online program application page for specific orientation dates

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.
Travel Clinic: 

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.

Your program's cost sheet is available here: Program Cost Sheet.

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 Education.Abroad@oregonstate.edu 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.

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