Non-CSU Students on CSU Programs

Non-CSU students may apply for admission to CSU Faculty Led Programs. Students in the Ohio state university system may also apply for admission to a CSU exchange program (for a list of Ohio state universities, click here)

Non-CSU students must be admitted to CSU as a transient student for the semester of the study abroad program and be able to participate in all required pre-departure activities associated with the program. The student will also need to submit a Non-CSU Study Abroad Approval form and the program application.

Required documents:

1. Transient application at Cleveland State University to gain non-degree student status. This form should be completed on-line through the link provided and will be processed immediately by the Office of the University Registrar. There is no fee for the transient  application. 

2. Non-CSU Education Abroad Approval form Please fill out the top portion and give the document to your university's Education Abroad Advisor for completion. PDF icon NON-CSU STUDY ABROAD ADVISOR APPROVAL FORM.pdf
If you are not currently enrolled in a university, please contact the Center for International Services and Programs regarding participation in  a CSU faculty-led program abroad as a community member. 

3. Program application The progrm application generally can be found on the program webpage. If you cannot access the application, please contact the CSU International Center. Please also plan to pay the $250 refundable

All documents should be submitted to the  Center for International Service and Programs. Documents may be faxed, scanned and emailed, or mailed.

Mailing Address (USPS)
Center for International Services and Programs
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, BH 412
Cleveland, OH 44115

Mailing Address using DHL, FedEx, or UPS
Center for International Services and Programs
Cleveland State University
1899 East 22nd Street, Berkman Hall 412
Cleveland, OH 44115

Fax number: 216-687-3965


Questions or comments can be addressed to the CSU International Center by phone at 216-687-3910 or by email.