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Once you've been accepted to study, let us make your transition to Ohio Dominican as easy as possible.
  • Immigration Information
    There are certain requirements for international students coming to the U.S. to study.

    Learn what information you need to know before and after you arrive.

    View Immigration Info
  • Arrival Information
    If you are entering the U.S. for the first time as an F-1 student visa holder, visit the Student & Exchange Visitor Program website for an overview of what to expect when you arrive in the U.S.

    You can also find helpful information on the Study in the States website.
  • Required Forms
    Your acceptance packet from Ohio Dominican University will include some or all of the following forms: 
    • Housing form
    • Medical form
    • Arrival form
    Please complete the forms and return them to the International Office as soon as possible. 

    If you have any questions, contact the International Office.
  • Pay Your Deposit
    Undergraduate Students

    To secure your place at Ohio Dominican, please submit your $150 (USD) housing deposit.

    Pay Deposit Online

     

    Graduate Students

    To secure your place at Ohio Dominican, please submit your $100 (USD) enrollment deposit.

    Pay Deposit Online


    Other Ways to Pay

    Mail your check or money order, payable to Ohio Dominican University to:

    Office of Undergraduate Admission
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio  43219

    Call (614) 251-4500 to pay with a credit card. 

  • Orientation
    All new international students, both undergraduate and graduate students, are required to attend orientation before starting classes at Ohio Dominican.

    Orientation helps students:
    • become familiar with campus and its resources
    • get ready for classes
    • understand ODU's classroom and faculty expectations
    • learn about academic resources such as tutoring and advising
    • and much more!
    International student orientation will be held in late summer. Check back soon for details.
  • Weather in Columbus, Ohio
    Summer 
    Dates  Temperatures  What to Expect 
    June 21 to September 20 Day: 
    75 - 95° F 
    (24 - 34°C) 

    Night: 
    55 - 75° F 
    (16 - 22°C) 
    Humid, warm. Some rain or thunderstorms.

    Fall 
    Dates  Temperatures  What to Expect 
    September 21 to December 20
    Day: 
    35 - 65° F 
    (2 - 18° C) 

    Night: 
    20 - 50° F 
    (-7 - 10°C) 
    Temperatures change quickly. Rainy, windy, increasingly cool.

    Winter 
    Dates  Temperatures  What to Expect 
    December 21 to March 20
    10 - 45° F 
    (-9 - 9°C) 

    Night: 
    5 - 35° F 
    (-15 - -2°C)
    Some snow, very cold.  Hat, gloves and warm coat needed.

    Spring 
    Dates  Temperatures  What to Expect 
    March 21 to June 20
    Day:
    45 - 75° F 
    (7-23°C) 

    Night: 
    30 - 50° F 
    (-1 - 10°C)

    Rains often. Umbrella needed; maybe light coat or sweater.
    For more information, visit The Weather Channel.

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