Reminder: Paying tuition and Fees

Posted on July 27, 2015

If you log onto your student center, you should see already that your tuition/fees for the fall semester are already posted. You can certainly pay as soon as you can, or as late as Aug. 17th. If you believe that you will have difficulty making the payment by Aug. 17th, but you are working towards […]

Internet / WiFi Access @ OSU

Posted on July 23, 2015

Upon arrival to campus, you can use your OSU name.# and password to connect to the OSUWIRELESS. If you have not activated your OSU name.# account, please do so now. Instructions to connect to the wireless can be found here.  

Utilities, Financial Responsibility Statement, and How to Pay Tuition

Posted on July 20, 2015

Utilities: Please read the utilities info guide, to learn how utilities (heating, cooling, cable/internet) work in the United States. Financial Responsibility Statement: Please fill out your financial responsibility statement. OSU requires that students fill out this statement every semester. This is an easy three step process that takes less than five minutes to complete. Go […]

Airport Transportation Details for ALLP and Orientation

Posted on July 16, 2015

ALLP Arrivals – July 26-28 For those of you arriving early and staying in temporary university housing, please see this Google Map indicating where the hotel is (Red Roof Inn Plus), where the airport is, and the location of cell phone vendors, restaurants, pharmacies, and other important university buildings). This map works best if you […]

Preparing for the First Day of Classes

Posted on July 13, 2015

Please see our previous entry about purchasing your books here. While still not all professors have listed their books, you can search which courses/professors have books listed and you can start thinking about buying them. We suggest buying used books on once you arrive to the US if you want to find cheaper options. […]

Mandatory On-Campus LL.M. Orientation – August 17-21

Posted on July 10, 2015

Please note that the orientation schedule below is MANDATORY. You must attend all sessions. Click here for a full tentative schedule of orientation. Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Most of the sessions will be done at Drinko Hall (the law school, which is located at 55 W. 12th Ave., Columbus). Please […]

Important Reminders

Posted on July 7, 2015

We are rapidly approaching the coming academic year, and we have some important reminders. If you have not met with your local U.S. consulate/embassy to get your F-1 visa, please contact them and sign up for an appointment immediately. Obtaining a visa is a long process, so please make sure you start early enough to […]

Verify Your Course Schedule & Scholarship Amount

Posted on June 25, 2015

To verify your course registration list for both the Fall and Spring semesters, please log on to your “Student Center” through Here are the steps to log on and check your classes: Go to On the left side of the page, inside the red box that is labeled “My Student Center,” click “Log […]

Bar Exam Reminder

Posted on June 22, 2015

If you are planning to take the New York bar exam following graduation, you need to start collecting your documentation and materials for submission PRIOR to the start of the semester. Please refer to our previous post for details on what you need for the New York bar application process. If you are planning to […]

Parking On-Campus, PLUS How to Get Around Campus & Columbus

Posted on June 16, 2015

Though Columbus does have a public transportation system, you should be aware that it is not quite as comprehensive as you may be used to, especially if you come from a big city.  Most students will not opt to buy a car, but will rather travel by bus or on foot. OSU students may ride […]

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