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Orientation for Graduate and Professional Students

August 28, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET | Bailey Hall.

A full recording of the event is now available below. Contact us if you have questions!

International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation Recording

 We will cover a variety of topics of interest to international students, including:

  • Cornell history and traditions
  • Activities at Cornell and in Ithaca
  • Sources of support
  • United States immigration law
  • United States income tax
  • Health and safety at Cornell
  • Adjusting to academic culture in the United States

Online resources:

  • Understanding Your Immigration Status
    • This is what new students must do when they first arrive
    • This is what all students must do to maintain their immigration status
    • What if I want to work for pay during my degree
  • Understanding the Basics of the US Tax System
  • Cornell Police: Resources for Safety


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