Carnegie Mellon University

OIE has relocated to the first floor of Cyert Hall

Office of International Education

The Office of International Education (OIE) is committed to supporting, promoting and celebrating individuals in an intercultural environment. We advocate for and facilitate international and cross-cultural experiences, perspectives and initiatives. OIE promotes and coordinates study abroad and acts as a liaison to the university for international students, researchers and professors.

Welcome New Students and Scholars!

Prior to your arrival to CMU, we recommend reviewing the Settling in Guide for in-depth information. New international students and scholars are required to attend an orientation session, so please plan travel accordingly. 

General questions? Send email to

Government Agency Resources

Immigration & International Travel

USCIS, Department of State, Other Government Resources

Driver's License & State Identification

Application Instructions, Step-by-Step ID Process

Social Security Number

Application Instructions (SSN required for all workers in the U.S.)