More about the INTO Oregon State University Center

Looking to study at a research-intensive university? Oregon State University is the perfect place for you. OSU is ranked the No. 41 Top Research University in the US (Best College Reviews 2020). OSU is a great place to start your career, whether you're in Corvallis, at our Cascades campus in Bend, or starting your program from anywhere online. No matter if you decide to study business, engineering or any of our other programs, you'll enjoy opportunities to get hands-on experience in your field.

With hundreds of student organizations, you can discover your passion and get involved on campus. Our various research projects and internships let you apply your course work to real-life situations.

Study in the heart of campus

Our INTO OSU Center, located within the International Living-Learning Center (ILLC), is the perfect place to start your studies in the United States. You'll find many resources essential to international students. There is a dedicated Learning Center and nearby you'll find a convenience store featuring food from around the world. As a haven for students around the world, the INTO OSU Center has ample space devoted to studying and socializing. You'll develop friendships with international and American students while enjoying access to all of the academic, social and cultural activities at Oregon State University.

Learning facilities

INTO OSU is one of the oldest and most integrated Pathway programs in the US. At the center of OSU’s commitment to international education is the purpose-built five-story International Living-Learning Center. The center is a vibrant global hub of student life and educational activity which also houses the INTO OSU Center. Living in the ILLC places you steps away from all the resources you need to succeed in your first year and beyond. You’ll have the most convenient access to your classes, the library, dining halls and the recreation center, while living among American and international students in a diverse and welcoming community.

The Learning Center

Located on the main floor of the ILLC, The Learning Center should be your first stop for academic help outside the classroom. You can use computers and check out helpful books. Writing and Pronunciation (WRAP) Assistants can help with English language work. Peer Tutors can help INTO OSU students with writing and subject-specific skills such as math.

Food and drink options

Do you start your morning with a fresh cup of coffee? We have our own coffee shop located in the International Living Learning Center and you can easily grab coffee on your way to class. Feeling hungry? Visit the ILLC'S Cascadia Market to grab a sandwich or get a snack in the conveniently located convenience store.

Oregon State University has over 30 restaurants and about a dozen cafés on its campus so that it is easy to get a meal or quick snack that fits your preferences and diet. Menus in our dining centers display dietary information such as food allergies, halal, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. Meal plans are included in all On-Campus housing packages, and your dining plan is automatically loaded on your student ID so you can use it anywhere on campus to purchase food.

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