Visiting and Exchange Students

Visiting and Exchange Students

Contact Us

Bard College
Institute for International Liberal Education

PO Box 5000
Ottaway Gatehouse
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Trish Fleming
Study Abroad Advisor
Phone: 845-758-7076
Fax: 845-758-7040

Checklist for Visiting and
Exchange Students

Questions? E-mail Trish Fleming ( at the Institute for International Liberal Education (IILE).

Before Coming to Bard

IILE staff will communicate with all incoming students regarding course registration, required forms, and visa materials/procedures. Before traveling to Bard, students should review Bard Basics for information on what to pack, sending packages, cell phone plans, and more. Please note that the Bard Basics page includes information for all incoming Bard students; some of the information there will not pertain to students visiting for a single semester. If you have any questions, contact Trish Fleming at

Arrival Dates and Information

Visiting international students should coordinate their arrival with IILE. Arrival to campus usually coincides with the arrival of transfer students, and visiting students will take part in the transfer student orientation.

Fill out and return the following forms:

Required forms are available in the postdecision area of your Studio Abroad application. Please ensure that all forms and requested documentation are uploaded on or before their due dates. VIEW MORE >>

Campus Emergency Notification registration:

All incoming students are required to register for Bard College’s emergency notification system. VIEW MORE >>

Log in and begin using your new Bard College e-mail account:

The College expects all students to check their Bard e-mail account regularly. All forthcoming correspondence regarding arrival and housing will be sent to your Bard e-mail address. During the school year, official messages and notifications are often sent via e-mail. You may forward your Bard College e-mail to another host if you would like. Instructions can be found online.

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