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 2016 TIMELINE

SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Admission deposit deadline 
MAY-JUNE Resident Students: Complete the on-campus housing questionnaire found at suffolk.edu/mysuffolk
MID-LATE JULY Housing assignments from the Department of Residence Life & Housing will be emailed to resident students via their Suffolk email addresses
AUGUST 1 Fall semester payment due
FRESHMEN ORIENTATION

Please view the Fall Orientation Website for a list of dates. International Student Advisors will be present throughout orientation to answer questions

TRANSFER ORIENTATION

Please view the Fall Orientation Website for a list dates. International Student Advisors will be present throughout orientation to answer questions

AUGUST 27

Mandatory International Student Program (all new international students are required to attend)

AUGUST 30 First day of fall classes