Welcome Incoming Students!

Welcome to Cornell University and congratulations on getting in! Some of you may not feel like it is a big deal, but transitioning to the US and a liberal arts college is a milestone. We have compiled some key information for you, from what to do before you come to what not to bring. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any of us and we are happy to help!

Getting Here


How to get to Ithaca all the way from Singapore. We have put together a guide of the most common ways to travel from Singapore.



From how to transfer credits in to how to choose your classes! Find out more about how your academic life will be like at Cornell.


Here is a guide on what you need to do in order to get your visa to study in the United States!

Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities

Cornell is not only about studying. Find out about the different clubs and organizations you can get involved in Cornell.

Medical Matters


Your health matters! You will need to know what to do before coming to Cornell, regarding your Student Health Insurance, as well as a few tips about what is available in Ithaca.

Transfer Student?


Here are some additional information and tips to our Transfer Students! 

What to Pack


Not sure what to bring to the US? Here are some tips on what to pack.

Finances: Part One

Information about Banking and Tipping.

Phone Plans


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