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New International Students

International Students

Welcome to the CU community!

We are so glad that you will be joining our Campbellsville University (CU) community! Take a look at the information below and get ready to join us at CU!

Be sure to pay special attention to deadlines and the list of things to do before you arrive.


Spring 2022- Plan to arrive between the 6th and 9th of January. You will not be able to come to campus before 6 January.

International Student Orientation begins 20 August 2021. All new international students should plan to attend orientation.
*Athletes- Some athletes will arrive early for practice. If you are an athlete, contact your coach about your required arrival dates.

Airport Shuttle

The Center for Global Engagement (CGE) offers an airport shuttle from the Louisville airport (SDF) at the beginning and end of each semester. This shuttle is free for all international students.

Beginning of Spring 2022 Semester Pick-Up

  • January 6 at 10 a.m.
  • January 6 at 3 p.m.
  • January 7 at 10 a.m.
  • January 7 at 3 p.m.
  • January 7 at 10 p.m.
  • January 8 at 10 a.m.
  • January 8 at 3 p.m.
  • January 8 at 10 p.m.

The deadline to sign up for a shuttle time is Tuesday, January 4 at noon. Follow this link to make your reservation.

You will receive a confirmation email a few days before you arrive.

Other Arrival Plans

We know that some students will not arrive be able to take the airport shuttle on the day they arrive, or they will prefer to make other plans. Please use these resources if you need to find a hotel in the area, rent a car, or take a taxi.
Hotels with airport shuttles
Rental Cars at the Louisville Airport
Hotels in Campbellsville

Tell Us Your Plans

All new students should fill out this form to give us your arrival plans. We will need this information as we communicate with other offices on campus and make plans to welcome you to CU. You can also use this form to make your airport shuttle reservation.

International Student Orientation

All new international students should plan to participate in International Student Orientation.

  • Complete the required check in with the CGE immigration advisor
  • Complete your new student checklist
  • Receive important information
  • Meet other international students

This year, you will be enrolled in an online orientation before you arrive. Then, we will have an in-person orientation on January 10.

You can find the link for the online orientation in the left column of this page. We will send you your password and more information about the in-person sessions soon.

Dorm Supplies

Some students like to purchase bedding and other things for their dorms before they arrive.
This are some of the most popular companies that students order from:
Bed Bath and Beyond

If you place an order before you arrive, send it to this address:
Student Name c/o CGE
1 University Drive, 796
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Consider bringing these special items too:

  • Your country’s flag
  • A traditional cultural or holiday clothes
  • Things that will help you share your country or culture

Class Schedules

The CGE staff will contact you to begin the enrollment process when we receive confirmation from the Office of Enrollment that you have received your visa.