Helpful Information for New International Students

Congratulations on your admission to Amherst College! We look forward to welcoming you to campus soon. The coming months will be a busy and exciting time as you make plans for your new academic adventure. Some of your first and most important tasks will be completing the steps necessary to apply for the proper visa, planning your travel, and preparing for Pre-Orientation. The information in this section will help guide you through the visa application process and provide key information to help you get started with your planning.

You are about to embark upon an exciting new adventure with the potential for great intellectual and personal growth. We hope that you are looking forward to joining the Amherst College community. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact the Center for International Student Engagement (CISE) with any questions or concerns that you might have. You can reach us via email or by phone at +1 (413) 542-2612. We look forward to communicating with you more in the coming months and meeting you at Pre-Orientation!