The information on this page provides an overview of the immigration steps you can begin work on today:
1. Submit confidential Declaration of Finances and a bank statement
Send the Certificate of Finances and a bank statement to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
2. Obtain an immigration document
ISSO will issue your immigration document (I-20). This generally takes 2-3 weeks. Suffolk's Center for International Programs and Services (CIPS) will mail this document via courier service to the address listed on your Suffolk application.
3. Apply for the Student Visa
After you receive your I-20, you will be ready to apply for your U.S. visa. F-1 Visa Application Instructions
4. Please fill out the transfer release form if you are an incoming transfer student.
FALL 2018 TIMELINE
|SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER||Admission deposit deadline|
JUNE 4-5, 7-8, 11-12,
Orientation for freshman students.
AUGUST 24, 31
Orientation for transfer students.
Mandatory New International Student Program
8:30AM - 12:30PM in Sargent Hall
ALL new international students are required to attend
|SEPTEMBER 3||University closed - Labor Day|
Fall courses begin
|SEPTEMBER 30||Deadline to waive Suffolk health insurance. For more information, click here.|
|OCTOBER 8||University closed - Fall Holiday|
|NOVEMBER 1||Last day to apply for January 2019 graduation|
|NOVEMBER 5||CAS/SBS Graduate Priority Registration|
|NOVEMBER 6||CAS/SBS Senior Priority Registration|
|NOVEMBER 7||CAS/SBS Junior Priority Registration|
|NOVEMBER 8||CAS/SBS Sophomore Priority Registration|
|NOVEMBER 9||CAS/SBS Freshman Priority Registration|
|NOVEMBER 12||University closed - Veterans Day|
|NOVEMBER 21-23||University closed - Thanksgiving Break|
|DECEMBER 19||Last day of final exams for fall semester|
|DECEMBER 20 - JANUARY 13||Winter Break|
|DECEMBER 14||Spring courses begin|
*Please remember to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation. Information about this placement exam will be emailed to you.