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International students attending EOU must have an F-1 visa. Once
you are admitted, EOU will issue an I-20, which is required as part of
the F-1 visa application process. For information on applying for an F-1
visa, please visit the Homeland Security Study in the States page.
International students enrolled at EOU are required to
purchase the International Student Health Insurance (Fall, Winter,
Spring/Summer). Students are automatically enrolled in and billed for
the EOU Student Health Insurance. Health insurance is a complicated
topic that you will learn more about during International Student
Orientation. Please get started by completing the following:
Study in the States offers
free government resources that explain the rules and regulations
governing the international student process in the United States.
La Grande is in Northeastern Oregon. It is located approximately 4
hours from Portland, Oregon, 5 hours from Seattle, Washington, and 3
hours from Boise, Idaho. Many students fly into Portland, Boise, or Seattle, and then take another plane to the regional airport in Pendleton, Oregon, which is serviced by Boutique Air. Pendleton is approximately 1 hour from La Grande.
Another option is to take the bus to La Grande. Greyhound bus lines has service to La Grande (www.greyhound.com).
The International Student Advisor can also meet you at the bus station
in La Grande and drive you to campus or you can take the Shuttle to
campus. Please note that the bus ride can be long with many stops.
Don’t forget to apply for your visa, pay the SEVIS I-901 fee, book your flight to arrive in La Grande and attend ISO!