International Student Resources

International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO)

ISSO assists individuals and their families from all over the world, who have come to Cornell to study, teach or conduct research. ISSO provides information and advising on federal immigration, tax, and labor regulations, and counseling on personal, academic, and cultural matters.

English Language Support Office (ELSO)

This office’s mission is to offer comprehensive writing and speaking support for Cornell’s international graduate and professional students, including courses, tutoring, workshops, and a conversation program.

Additional English Support Programs 

ISSO maintains a webpage on English language support program available at Cornell, in Ithaca, and in the area available to Cornell’s students and their families.