International Student Orientation (ISO) begins August 23, 2017. ISO is an opportunity for all incoming international students to get acclimated to Cornell College during a calm time before New Student Orientation. International Student Orientation is mandatory for international students who are on an F-1 Visa.

This is a time for students to adjust not only to life at Cornell College, but also to completely different food, weather, time zone, and interpersonal communication styles. Other goals of orientation include helping international students become acquainted with the town of Mount Vernon, the Cornell campus, and the academic expectations of Cornell College.

Students will receive help with:

  • Opening a bank account
  • Shopping for necessary supplies
  • Introduction to immigration regulations
  • Health education and resources
  • Introduction to computer and library facilities
  • Adjustment strategies

International Student Information Form

All incoming international students must fill out an International Student Information form, available on your personal checklist.