International Student Checklist of Dates & Forms

The Office of Global Education is looking forward to your arrival!

New International Student Orientation is held each year to introduce new international students to U.S. campus life, opportunities at Hartwick, and F-1 visa requirements.

Right Away Apply for your student visa at your U.S. embassy or consulate.
For more information about the visa process, visit the Information for New International Students webpage
June 1

Financial Responsibility Form due. 

Academic Course Planner due.

Housing and Roommate Preference Form due.

July 1 Suggested deadline for buying a plane ticket.
July 15

Health Forms due.

Bill available for viewing online; for information about paying your bill using Flywire, visit

Final, official high school and college transcript transcripts due to the Office of the Registrar.

Arrival Information and Ride Request Form due to the Office of Global Education.

August 4

Scholar-Athlete Eligibility Forms due.

August 7

Payment due to Student Accounts:

Health Insurance Election Form due. (Available early summer)

August 19-20 Dates to arrive at Albany, NY or Binghamton, NY Airport, run errands, get settled into dorm rooms, etc. 
August 21 & 22

New International Student Orientation
Please bring your passport with visa and I-20 to our first session.
Check back for detailed schedule.

August 23 – 27 Welcome Weekend for all new students
August 28 First day of classes


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