J-1 Students

J-1 StudentsTo apply as an incoming J-1 exchange student, your institution must have an established agreement with Kennesaw State University, and your university must have nominated you to participate in the exchange program. Contact your home institution if you want to be nominated to study at Kennesaw State University.

Once you have been nominated, the ISSS will send the application instructions to your home institution.

Resources for Incoming Exchange Students

As you begin your experience studying at Kennesaw State University, the following information will help prepare you to get the most out of your time at KSU.

J-1 Student Handbook
Detailed guide to adjusting to life in the United States and at Kennesaw State University. It covers everything from registering for classes to overcoming culture shock.

Academic Calendar
Information about what classes are offered at Kennesaw State and when. The calendar also outlines important registration, payment, and exam dates.

Places of Interest
Kennesaw offers a wide variety of things to see and do. Whether you are interested in cosmopolitan city life or rustic outdoor recreation, Kennesaw's proximity to Atlanta and the North Georgia mountains means you will never be bored.