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Pre-Arrival Information for Dartmouth College International Students, Scholars and Faculty

Coming to study or work in the U.S. involves much planning and organization on your part. We have included information in this section that will help you plan your arrival and stay in Hanover, New Hampshire. If you have specific questions not answered within these pages, please e-mail us at Please click on the links to the left for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you to campus!

Arriving Early — 30-Day Policy

U.S. embassies and consulates are able to issue student and exchange visitor visas a full three months before the study or program begins and can even accept applications earlier than 90 days to begin processing. Students or exchange visitors, however, will not be admitted to the U.S. more than 30 days before the start of their study or program by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection.

Arriving International Students, Scholars, and Faculty Members: Useful Web Links

Schools: Hanover, NH and Norwich, VT Public Schools

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Last Updated: 7/25/18