Pre-Arrival Information


As you prepare for departure, please view the following interactive guide that will help you through the process of applying for an F-1 Student Visa, booking your airfare, applying for housing, packing, what to do at the airport and checking in at CIEP.

After you have booked your airfare, please complete the "Arrival Information" Questionnaire by logging into your CIEP application here.



In addition to the Pre-Arrival Guide, you can also view the following interactive presentations to learn more about the visa process, making travel plans, and what to expect when you arrive at CIEP.

  1. Visa Application Information
  2. Gathering documents
  3. Visa Interview
  4. Booking Airfare
  5. Housing Information
  6. Health Requirements
  7. Cedar Falls Weather & Packing Guide
  8. Airport Procedures
  9. Checking In at CIEP
  10. 6 Habits of Highly Effective International Students