International Orientation

Welcome to Cleveland State University!

Congratulations on your recent admission to Cleveland State University (CSU)! The staff members of the center for international services and programs (CISP) are dedicated to helping you achieve academic success at CSU and enjoy your time in Cleveland, whether it be long or short.

During the next few months, you will be receiving important information by email about Cleveland State, arrival information, and immigration. We are excited that Cleveland State is your destination for academic success.

The CISP international team looks forward to your arrival on campus and wishes you a safe journey!


Spring 2020 New International Student Orientation will be held the week of January 6th.  

Orientation is mandatory! All students will be assessed $100 orientation. This fee is non-refundable. 


Spring 2020 Vikes Info Passport (V.I.P) Program:

All newly admitted students must phyiscally check in with the CISP International Team. All CISP V.I.P Programs begin promptly at the time advertised. You must be registered for the V.I.P Program to attend. Room capacity is limited to 20 participants. We apologize, but late arrivals cannot be accommodated.


Frequently Asked Questions:

I am admitted. Now what do I do? 

Welcome to CSU: Pre-Arrival Information

International Orientation: important information and schedule

How do I transfer to Cleveland State University, I have an I-20 from another university?

How do I register for academic classes?