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Orientation for Graduate and Professional Students

Looking for orientation for new and transferring international undergraduate students? See the Prepare page. 

Fall 2022 Orientation

International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation gives you an early start on your Cornell experience by introducing you to important resources for international students and helping you connect with classmates from around the world.

Fall 2022 orientation will offer virtual asynchronous content in early August, as well as an in-person program on Sunday, August 21 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET), in the Bailey Auditorium on Cornell's Ithaca campus. Attendance is encouraged, but not required. 

We'll cover these topics and more: 

  • Immigration essentials

  • Health, wellness, diversity, and inclusion
  • Campus safety, crime prevention, and scam awareness
  • Cornell’s academic values and success

In addition, an academic and student life panel featuring current international students will discuss academic culture and expectations and how to overcome language barriers.

Register today!

Registration closes Friday, August 5, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Watch Video of the Fall 2021 Event

Watch the 2021 Orientation for Graduate and Professional Students on video. The video was shot in Bailey Hall on Cornell campus on August 28, 2021.

Quick Web Resources

Orientation attendance is helpful, but not mandatory. If you can't make it, please explore these web resources:


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