international student RESOURCES
International Place (I-Place): Is the international student office of The Claremont Colleges, serving all seven of The Colleges as a center for cultural exchange and international educational programming, as well as a resource center for international students and scholars. I-Place offers a lot of resources, community activities, and events for students.
Community Events such as: I-gala, Café I-Place,International Festival, and more
Information on how to apply for a student visa
New International Student and Scholar Orientation (NISSO)
International Student and Parent Orientation
International Student Mentors, ours is Chrystal Orozco (F visas)
Information on how to apply for a social security number and additional resources to assist with that
Information about living in Claremont including banking, healthcare, off-campus housing, and more.
An English Conversation Partner Program to help international students who are interested in practicing their English skills with local community members
Community Friends of International Students Short Term Loan (CFIS): Supports a short-term emergency loan program, which aims to assist students in making urgent, or timely, payments. More info
I-Connect: I-Connect is a student-run international organization that fosters a supportive and inclusive community for international students and affiliates at Claremont McKenna College. This includes, but is not limited to, those who are not from the US and/or have lived abroad. I-Connect provides a space and support network where members can discuss the different struggles international students and identities may face. In addition, I-Connect hosts regular meetings, plans cultural activities, provides educational support, and leads career building events for their members and attendees. I-Connect works closely with I-Place and the international student office of the Claremont Colleges, to support CMC’s international identities with unique resources and administrative support. More info