International Education

O'Dowd Hall, Room 328
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2889

Office hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

In-person and virtual advising hours
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

Walk-in advising hours
Mon - Thurs: 1 - 3 p.m.

Alex Zimmerman, Director
(248) 370-2843

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International Education

Welcome Winter 2022

The International Education office is open in virtual format only through January 28, 2022. In-person hours begin January 31.

The International Education office is closed on Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

COVID-19 Update

While international travel and study has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the International Education office is open and available for virtual advising. We anticipate many programs Summer 2022 will face few disruptions from the coronavirus. It is never too early to begin preparing for study abroad, so whether you are interested in studying abroad in 2022 or further in the future, we are here to answer your questions and guide you through the process.

The International Education office is open virtually from 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. on Monday - Friday. Advising is available by appointment only. Advisers are available to answer all of your questions about study abroad. If you would like to schedule virtual advising appointment or contact our office, please email Walk-in advising will resume January 31, 2022.

Like all students attending class at OU, study abroad program participation requires students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

OU students can study abroad in more than 40 countries around the world or study away at nearly 200 universities in North America. From foreign language and art to business and engineering, OU offers a variety of international education options for all interests. You’ll have the opportunity to live, study or work side-by-side in communities or universities throughout the world. For more about finding a program right for you, click the Study Abroad at OU video. (Video transcription)

Broaden your horizons. Find your place in our global society. A world of opportunity awaits you!