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OCSG 997
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Program Description:
Program Description:

Off-Campus Study (OCSG 997)

According to URI Graduate School Manual, students who wish to retain their URI student status or register for credits to be counted toward a degree are required to enroll in OCSG 997, 998, or 999 (Off Campus Study – Graduate 4.71) while conducting academic work outside of the U.S.   The international academic activity will determine what OCSG section the student will register in.

An OCSG registration is used to retain the student matriculation status to comply with URI Graduate School policy.  In addition, OCSG status facilitates matters related to health insurance, financial aid, visa status (international students only), etc. when applicable

OCSG 997 Explanation:
OCSG 997 is for graduate students engaged in approved off-campus experiences, such as research activities, in the Fall or Spring semesters. Typically the students are not earning credit.

Semester Deadline
Fall Prior to May 1st
Spring Prior to December 1st

OCSG Registration Process:
Before submitting documentation below, participants are required to meet with an International Education Advisor in the URI Office of International Education (OIE)

Required Materials:
  • Complete your URIAbroad Profile
  • Copy of participant Passport
  • Major advisor letter of support and verification of research activity
    • This letter should indicate where the academic work will be conducted and the nature of the research, start and end dates of activity, and endorsement of student’s advisor.
  • Graduate Off-Campus Study fee
  • International Travel Insurance 
    • The University of Rhode Island requires that Education Abroad participants obtain medical evacuation and repatriation insurance for the duration of the overseas program. You will be enrolled in the URI authorized Travel Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Plan. Details will follow once you are enrolled for Off-Campus Study-Graduate in e-Campus.

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