Welcome to CU Boulder! We're so excited to have you join us. 

Through this website, you will find a lot of information that may be helpful to you as you prepare to arrive in Boulder. It includes immigration processes, what to expect in the U.S. and in Boulder and how to navigate the academic culture at this university. 

Please note that the arrival date on your I-20 for spring 2018 is Wednesday, January 10.


Follow the steps and timeline for the semester that you will begin classes at CU Boulder. Spring semester classes start in January 2018. Your arrival date is January 10, 2018.

Spring 2018 Students


All international students are required to attend International Undergraduate Orientation on campus. For students starting in January 2018, orientation runs from Wednesday, January 10 through Friday, January 12. All international students need to arrive at CU Boulder on January 10 for move-in and afternoon programs.

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If you have any questions throughout the process, don't hesitate to reach out to New Student & Family Programs by emailing welcome@colorado.edu, calling or texting +1 303-492-4431 or using the chat function at the bottom of this screen during business hours (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. MDT).