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For Current International Students

International students getting familiar with one another, swapping stories over dinner at the ALANA Cultural Center on Colgate's campus.

Helpful Campus Services



Maintaining Valid F-1 Status

Immigration information for our international student community and alumni. READ MORE

SEVIS Registration

All international students are required to complete the SEVIS registration procedure within 10 days from the beginning of each semester. READ MORE

Social Security and Driver's License Information

Get information about how to acquire a Social Security number (SSN), used for accurately recording your earnings in the United States.

Also, learn about the process for acquiring a New York State driver's license or photo ID from the department of motor vehicles (DMV). READ MORE

OISS Textbook Library

Browse the OISS Textbook Collection and stop by OISS to borrow a textbook for the semester.  Donations of used textbooks are always accepted.

Important Forms and Links

We've compiled documents and links to information important to international students, all in one place. READ MORE

Upcoming OISS Events

The Office of International Student Services (OISS) features events and programs to assist you in your time studying at Colgate and in the United States. READ MORE
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