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International, DACA or Immigrant Students

Located in a metropolitan area of 1.7 million people, Columbus State is a vibrant and diverse educational institution with an enrollment of more than 26,000 students. Minutes from the airport and The Ohio State University, Columbus State is in the heart of Columbus, Ohio with its growing international population and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Columbus State serves students from over 100 countries in its college credit courses and non-credit programs.


International Student Newsletter

International Student Newsletter

Spring Semester 2019

World Bazaar

CSCC World Bazaar 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Join us for the first annual World Bazaar at
Columbus State, showcasing the countries and cultures that make up our community. Seeking vendors and performers. Want to showcase your country or culture at the World Bazaar? Or volunteer to help make the event a success? Log on to to submit a participation form.

Spring 2018 F-1 student updates

Spring 2018 F-1 student updates

Important updates and information for current CSCC F-1 students for the Spring 2018 semester.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

September - October 2017

A month-long celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture on the CSCC main campus including Film screenings, dance, music, food and other performances! See flyer for details.

For more information or questions please contact Jasmine Marks, Specialist, GDIC at 614.287.5319 or


New F-1 International Student Autumn Orientation

Monday, August 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mandatory orientation for all new and transfer F-1 international students who are starting this Autumn 2017 semester. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Scheduled presentations and activities end at 2:00 PM, additional advising time available from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM.

Orientation will be held at Nestor Hall, Room 013 (lower level). Click here for a map.

Transfer fair

International Student Transfer Fair

Tuesday, March 7,2017 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Representatives from 12 Ohio universities will be in attendance offering information about transferring to their institutions. Open to the public, refreshments will be provided.

RVSP on CougarConnect or Contact: Jasmine Marks, GDIC • • 614-287-5319

 Chinese spring festival

2017 Chinese Spring Festival Celebration

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Chinese Student's Association and the Confucius Institute present the Chinese spring festival celebration including dumplings, red envelopes, lanterns, paper cutting, Chinese knot, food and so much more. Lets celebrate together!

Celebration will be located in the Media studio locating in the CSCC Library.