Your First Week
Moving to a new country is exciting—and also confusing! In the first few weeks, there are many new things to learn about and accomplish. We hope this information will help you as you settle in at Cornell.
What to Do in Your First Week in the U.S.
Don’t forget to check in online with the Office of Global Learning! This process is mandatory for all new F-1 and J-1 students.
For new Cornell students at all levels. Find out about enrollment, move-in day, NetID and email, student ID cards, and more.
Be sure you’re registered full-time to maintain your F-1 or J-1 student status! Your college will help you create your schedule.
Explore the opportunities! Find campus eateries, get a meal plan, and more.
Learn all about the university. Take campus tours, find maps, and more.
Check out our Life at Cornell resources for students. From transportation to health to English programs—we want to help you find everything you need.