Timeline to Earlham
As soon as you receive your I-20:
- Pay I-901 fee
- Apply for visa
Pay close attention to all communication from Earlham and completed all required tasks
Make your flight arrangements as early as possible to save money and ensure you arrive on time.
Complete the arrival form by July 15th.
Review the links below.
You should plan to arrive at the Dayton international airport on Thursday, August 20th, 2015, to attend Earlham's New Student Orientation (NSO). Please be sure to inform us of your flight information prior to departing for Earlham so that we can be prepared for your arrival. Please inform us of any changes to your arrival information
Students arriving prior to Thursday, August 20th may need to arrange their own transportation, housing and meals until that date. We ask that you avoid arriving early unless it is absolutely necessary.
Obtain a Visa
An F-1 student visa or J-1 exchange visitor visa is necessary to enter the United States to study at Earlham College. Applicants for non-immigrant visas usually apply in person at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in their country of permanent residence. MORE
Please pay very close attention to the information that you receive from the Accounting Office. All payment arrangements must be approved prior to your arrival on campus. MORE
What to Bring
In order to adequately prepare you for life in Richmond, Indiana, we offer a list of suggested items you may want to bring with you or plan to purchase while here. MORE
New Student Orientation
From Friday, August 21st through Tuesday, August 25th, you will attend required and optional sessions with all other incoming students. Registering for classes, learning about Earlham's curriculum, social events, shopping trips, free time and more are also planned into the NSO schedule. MORE
Frequently Asked Questions
You may have many questions before you come to Earlham. We hope to answer many of them. MORE