Cornell enjoys a rich community of international researchers and professors representing over 90 countries. Visiting international staff and their supporting host departments give our campus community global reach.
As you plan your visit to Cornell, please review the prearrival Information in this section. Once you have arrived at Cornell, you must come to ISSO with your immigration documents, so that we can complete the records necessary for your stay at Cornell. You can also view our Arrival Checklist, explore the resources listed on our Life at Cornell pages, and 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 do change occasionally. ISSO is here to help you in whatever way we can. Please do not hesitate to contact us by email or phone, or come to our office at any time during your visit to Cornell. We hope you have a productive and happy stay at Cornell.