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Congratulations on your admission to Northern Kentucky University! ISSS looks forward to welcoming you to the United States, and to our home in the heart of Highland Heights, Kentucky. After you’ve confirmed your attendance, there are still several things you need to do to get ready for your first day at NKU. But don’t worry – we’ve included detailed instructions for you in our “Next Steps” page. And if you don’t find the answer to your question here, we’re happy to help point you in the right direction.

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    Next Steps

    So, you have been admitted to NKU... Now what?! Find out how to prepare for your attendance and arrival to Northern Kentucky University.

  • Journey to NKU

    Journey to NKU

    Now that you've been accepted, find out how to get to campus and what you'll need.

  • International Orientation

    International Orientation

    International orientation takes places the week before classes begin, and the goal for orientation is to get you acclimated to campus and to the resources available to you as a student at NKU.

  • Health Insurance

    Health Insurance

    Learn more about NKU's immunization requirements.

  • International Admissions

    International Admission Home

    Learn about the NKU admission process for international students.