New Students


Welcome, New International Students and Scholars!

International Place offers a variety of resources to new international students and scholars, beginning with New International Student and Scholar Orientation (NISSO).

We look forward to welcoming all of you to our international community, and we hope that International Place will become your home away from home!


Information for Your Arrival

Apply for a U.S. Visa
On this page, students will find helpful information to help guide them through the visa application process.

New International Student and Scholar Orientation (NISSO)
Learn all about NISSO, including important dates and information about your arrival.

NISSO Registration
Register for NISSO by Friday, July 10, to confirm your early arrival and request the Airport Pickup Service from International Place.

International Student Guide (2019)
This handbook was designed by NISSO Leaders and includes advice on how to prepare for your experience as an international student and what to look forward to!

Travel to Claremont
International Place’s complimentary airport pickup service and other options for transportation from Los Angeles and Ontario airports to Claremont.