Cornell enjoys a rich international community of over 1000 international researchers and professors representing over 90 countries throughout the world. The visiting international staff and the supporting host departments are what make that community possible. We at the ISSO hope that your stay here is productive and rewarding and we will help you in whatever way we are able.
As you plan your visit to Cornell, please review the Pre-Arrival Information in this section. Once you have arrived at Cornell, you must come to the International Students and Scholars Office with your immigration documents so that we can complete the records necessary for your stay at Cornell. We are located in B50 Caldwell Hall. You can also view our Arrival Checklist and explore the resources listed on our Life at Cornell pages, as well as learn about programs, trips, and events sponsored by our office.
To maintain your status in the United States, please read the information for your specific immigration status. Visa requirements and immigration regulations are complex and they do change occasionally. We would like to help you with these matters. Please do not hesitate to contact the ISSO by email or phone, or come to our office at any time during your visit to Cornell. We hope you will have a productive and happy stay here.