Carnegie Mellon University

Foreign Student Information

From applying and traveling to Carnegie Mellon to document procedures and employment options, this section of the website will provide you with all of the information you need during your educational journey with CMU. 

Applying to Carnegie Mellon

Application information for prospective international students. 

Coming to Carnegie Mellon

Congratulations! You've been accepted. Now what?

Orientation

Important Information about OIE's Orientations

Settling in Guide

Review this guide in preparation for your arrival to CMU and the US. 

Maintaining Legal Status

Documents you need and rules to follow in order to maintain a legal immigration status in the US.

Employment Options

Details about employment options for F-1 and J-1 students.

Travel Tips & Advice

Advice for Travel in and out of the US, plus visa information and other documents for non-immigrants.

Host Family Program

Connect with volunteer local host families for informal opportunities. 

Student Groups & Leadership

Internationally-focused student groups and leadership resources.

Leaving Carnegie Mellon

Graduating soon? Learn about your immigration options and responsibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

OIE has compiled a list of frequently asked questions for F-1/J-1 students.