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.



SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Admission deposit deadline 
JUNE 5-6, JUNE 8-9, JUNE 12-13, JUNE 15-16, JUNE 19-20, JUNE 22-23, AUGUST 29 (Commuter students only), or AUGUST 31 (Residential students only)

Orientation for freshmen students.

JUNE 21, AUGUST 28 (Commuter students only), or SEPTEMBER 1 (Residential students only) Orientation for transfer students.

Mandatory International Student Program

8:30AM - 12:30PM in Sargent Hall

ALL new international students are required to attend

SEPTEMBER 4 University closed - Labor Day
SEPTEMBER 6 First day of classes
SEPTEMBER 30 Deadline to waive Suffolk health insurance and submit immunization records

*Please remember to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation. Information about this placement exam will be emailed to you.