Coming to KU
Thank you for coming to KU! We are happy that you have decided to join our diverse university community. Out of a total enrollment of almost 30,000 students, almost 2,100 come from abroad and represent more than 100 different nations from every region of the world.
Our office is here to help you make the most of your time at KU while advising you on issues related to your legal status. Here, there are many chances to meet and build friendships with US families and students and to experience cross-cultural exchanges through a variety of programs.
Please be sure to review our Pre-Arrival Information for helpful information on coming to KU, Orientation and much more.
If you are an F-1 or J-1 student currently attending another school within in the United States and wish to transfer, please read this additional information.
Summer 2013 Pre-Arrival Information
Fall 2013 Pre-Arrival Information
- Fall 2013 Pre-Arrival Guide
- Fall 2013 Orientation Inofrmation
- Fall 2013 Check-in Information for Students not Attending "You at KU" Orientation
- Fall 2013 Important Dates
- Fall 2013 Airport Transportation Options
- Fall 2013 Nightly Rates for Early On-Campus Housing Move-in (sign-up required)
Arrival Dates for New StudentsYou should plan to arrive on or before the report date listed on your I-20 or DS-2019. Arriving after this date does not guarantee that you will be able to complete the necessary steps to enroll in time before the first day of classes. A late enrollment fee of $150 will be applied beginning the first day of classes. You should plan to arrive by the following dates:
Summer 2013 Students
Wednesday, May 29
Fall 2013 StudentsMonday, August 19
*If you plan to attend “YOU at KU” orientation, plan to arrive early to participate by Wednesday, August 14