Carnegie Mellon University
Incoming Students

Incoming Students

Congratulations on being admitted into a Carnegie Mellon graduate program! The Office of Graduate Education is here to help ease your transition to Pittsburgh and the university. We've gathered the most important information to help you prepare for your arrival on campus and to help you get situated once you're here.

Here's what you can find on our webpage:

Deadlines for Incoming Students
A list of key dates and deadlines to prepare for your arrival on campus.

Before You Arrive On Campus
Information on setting up your student ID and password, immunization requirements and student health insurance, visa applications for international students, temporary housing, and travel tips.

After You Arrive On Campus
Information on finding permanent housing and arranging for utilities, setting up a bank account, transportation options, and more.

Living in Pittsburgh
Learn where to find what you are looking for — from groceries and furniture to shopping and entertainment.