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Exchange Student Researcher (ESR)

An exchange student researcher is a student from our partner institutions that have been nominated to engage in ‘research only’ at Clarkson University.

Application Information

Please allow at least 2-months processing before arriving to engage in research.

Once your university has approved your nomination you will submit all of your application materials through CU Global. Application materials include –

  • Incoming Exchange Student Researcher Application
  • English Language Proficiency Form
  • Copy of your most recent transcript (with all glasses taken with grades)
  • Copy of your passport (photo page)
  • Certification of Finances form with supporting financial documentation for visa processing

Application Acceptance –

We process applications as we receive them and will forward acceptance letters with your visa paperwork. The office of International Student & Scholar Services will process your visa paperwork. Together these items will be mailed to you.

Once you are accepted – you will receive a username & password for your PeopleSoft account. PeopleSoft is our student database where you can view your class schedule (if applicable), view financial transactions, have the ability to purchase books and much more.