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Pre-Arrival Information

Welcome to Colorado College!  Choosing to study in the United States is a big decision and there is much excitement and growth on your path ahead.  We at the Office of International Programs (OIP) are here to help you make CC your new home and to help you find the appropriate resources to be successful.  It is very important to read through the information provided in our Pre-Arrival guide and any emails you receive from OIP, as well as the information provided on these Pre-Arrival pages.

Before Your Departure
  • Applying for a student visa
  • Your Certificate of Eligibility (I-20)
  • Financial Statements
  • Immunization Records
  • CC Bound
  • Travel Plans
Packing & Travel
  • What to bring
  • Shipping Items to Campus
  • United States Customs and Immigration Procedures
  • Arrival Options - Getting to Colorado Springs
Once you Arrive
  • International Student Orientation
  • Immigration Check-In
  • Opening a bank account
  • Student (ID) card - Gold Card
  • Paying for your Tuition and Fees
  • Campus Map
Success in Your First Year
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Academic Life
  • Living in Colorado Springs
  • Student Services
  • Opportunities for Involvement
Check List

Do you feel overwhelmed with all the things you need to do to get ready for your move to Colorado College?  Download and print this checklist to keep track of what you have done and still need to do.