Welcome new international students, we are so excited for you to come join us at CU! On this page you will find important information to start a successful journey here at CU.

What is an "International Exchange Student"?

An international exchange student is a non-degree seeking student here on a short-term university program approved by their home institution. Exchange students are usually here on a J-1 visa. 

When to Arrive

All exchange students must arrive by January 10, 2018. The first event will be a pizza party on January 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the University Memorial Center (UMC), Aspen Room.

International Exchange Orientation and Immigration Reporting Session is January 11, 2018 at 10:00am in the Center for Community Building, 3rd Floor, Room S350. This meeting is required for all exchange students to attend.

Pre-Arrival Orientation

Beginning this June you can complete your Pre-Arrival Orientation for International Students course, before your arrival at CU Boulder and before you can register for classes. Log in to your MyCUInfo account to get started. You will receive a Planning Guide with important dates and more information.

In the course you will find information on 

Plan for Housing

Students with On-campus housing, should plan to move in on January 10, 2018, go directly to your assigned location. **If you arrive earlier, you will need to find alternative housing at your own expense.** Students with Bear Creek Housing, should plan to move in on January 10, 2018.