ISSO Online Check-in

New students must complete the ISSO check-in procedure on our website! Do not visit ISSO's office to check in.

You must complete this online check-in procedure if you are a new international student with F-1 or J-1 visa status, and your DS-2019 was issued by Cornell. Be sure to complete your check-in: 

  • After you have entered the United States in F-1 or J-1 student status for this Cornell program,
  • No more than 30 days before you begin your program, 
  • And no later than 30 days after the start date on your I-20 or DS-2019.

If you do not complete the check-in procedure, you may lose your valid immigration status.

You will need to have the following materials in front of you:

After You Check In

Our Quick Guide to Life at Cornell will help you get settled in Ithaca and at Cornell.