CISP

International Orientation

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Welcome to Cleveland State University!

Congratulations on your recent admission to Cleveland State University (CSU)! The staff of the Center for International Services and Programs (CISP) is dedicated to helping you achieve academic success at CSU and enjoy your time in Cleveland, whether it be long or short. We're glad you're here. Cleveland State is a best in class destination for engaged learning. The CISP team looks forward to your active participation in our orientation and VIP course; we wish you all of the best for a great start! For pre-and post arrival suggestions please click here.

Students receive very important information via email about CSU including important immigration and campus resources. Please plan to check your CSU student email regularly. Your CSU student email address will be your 7-digit CSU student ID number plus @vikes.csuohio.edu. For help activating your CSU student email account please contact IS&T (Information Services and Technology).  

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Spring Orientation will take place on January 9th and 10th 2023.  Please familiarize yourself with the schedule in advance. 

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Spring 2023 Vikes International Check-In Seminar (V.I.C.) :

All newly admitted students need to sign up and attend a Vikes International Check-In Seminar. At this session, please bring your immigration documents for review (passport and visa).  This is a short one-hour check-in session. Once you know your arrival date into the U.S., you may already sign up for a session!

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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?

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