The staff at Binghamton University's International Student and Scholar Services Office (ISSS) looks forward to your arrival on campus. The information below will assist you with your transition to studying in the United States at Binghamton University. Contact our office with any questions you may have. We look forward to meeting you at International Student Orientation!
Before you arrive at Binghamton University
There are several items you should complete prior to your arrival at Binghamton University. Select the following for detailed information on how to:
International Student Orientation
International Student Orientation will include a combination of pre-recorded videos and programs that you can attend virtually and in-person during the week of August 17-19. The pre-recorded videos will cover a variety of important topics for new students including health insurance, immigration regulations, and more. The synchronous virtual programs will allow new international students to interact with each other and get to know more about the Binghamton University community. The interactive in-person components will allow new international students to engage with one another, make connections, and get to know more about the Binghamton University campus. Select the following for more details:
Arrival in Binghamton
Before arriving to the U.S., you will need to plan your travel to the Binghamton University. Please review the Travel to Binghamton University webpage for further details. Several departments on campus have collaborated to create a direct bus service from JFK Airport directly to the Binghamton University campus. If you have any questions regarding this service, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are arriving in New York City and are unable to utilize the bus service offered through Binghamton University, you will need to arrange travel from New York City/Newark Airports to Binghamton University. Please review the Transportation to Binghamton University webpage for further details.
After your arrival, there are many ways to Get Involved in the Binghamton University community – campus clubs, sports and events.
The ISSS Office will send several pre-arrival emails prior to the start of International Student Orientation:
These emails will contain important information that will assist you in becoming a successful student at Binghamton University.
Visit the ISSS website for more information about the International Student and Scholar Services Office.