International Student and Scholar Services

After Acceptance


Congratulations on your acceptance into the Semester at St. Cloud State program. We are excited to welcome you to our community, to our campus and to our classrooms. Please find helpful information related to preparing for your study abroad journey here. 

Required Application Documents - post admission 

After students are accepted into the Semester at SCSU program, their online application will open up additional questionnaires. Students must submit all required documents prior to their arrival to St. Cloud State University. After receiving the acceptance email from St. Cloud State, students can access the additional application documents in the same online application as their pre-admission documents. Documents include: 

  • Arrival Information 
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Health Information 
  • Housing Application 
  • Star ID Activation 
  • Immunization information 

There are also many helpful materials within the application for students to read including:

  • Visa Application Tips
  • Campus Map
  • Climate in Minnesota Information
  • Financial Information
  • Pre-arrival Payment Instructions
  • Housing Application Guide
  • Document Checklist
  • J-1/F-1 Visitor Information
  • Preparing to Travel Abroad

St. Cloud State University StarID 

All students who attend St. Cloud State are assigned a StarID and password, including our Semester at St. Cloud State students. The creation of this StarID allows students to access St. Cloud State email, course registration, housing application, grades, course information, and more. A step-by-step guide is included in the online application. Students will need their St. Cloud State ID number, which can be found in their acceptance letter.

Immunization Form 

All students attending St. Cloud State University must complete the Student Immunization Form. Students are expected to complete this form before arrival if possible. Information on the immunization form can be found here and is included in the student application. Upon arrival to St. Cloud State University, all new international students are required to have a health consultation with our SCSU Medical Clinic. If you have any questions, please check out the SCSU Medical Clinic's frequently asked questions page