Regular Decision International
International students have been a part of the student body at Cornell since the university enrolled its first class in the mid-1800s. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus community.
Reserve Your Place
Please follow these instructions:
Student Visa Instructions
After you reserve your place at Cornell, the required forms and instructions to apply for an I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for a Student Status Visa) will be available at your application status page.
Check Your To-Do List
Visit newstudents.cornell.edu to find additional information regarding your enrollment. The website features your To-Do List, the housing and dining applications, health history form, bursar procedures and other key information.
Resources for International Students
- If you don’t know the procedure in your country to apply for a U.S. Visa, go to https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html.
- Prepare - The program gives you an early start on your Cornell experience. You’ll learn about the resources to help you settle in at Cornell and make friends from around the world.
- Pre-arrival Information for New International Students – Learn about the visa process, traveling to campus, student check-in and what to do your first week on campus.
- The Office of Global Learning is a valuable resource to help students from around the world thrive at Cornell.
If you have any questions, email the Undergraduate Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.