The information on this page provides an overview of the immigration steps you can begin work on today:
1. SUBMIT CONFIDENTIAL DECLARATION OF FINANCES OR BANK STATEMENT
Send the Certificate of Finances or 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 Office of Undergraduate Admissions 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
|SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER||Admission deposit deadline|
|DECEMBER 13||Resident Students: Deadline to complete the on-campus housing questionnaire found at suffolk.edu/mysuffolk|
|DECEMBER 15||Fall semester payment due|
|DECMEBER 18||Housing assignments from the Department of Residence Life & Housing will be emailed to resident students via their Suffolk email addresses|
|JANUARY 14-15||Orientation for freshmen students|
|JANUARY 15||Orientation for transfer students|
|JANUARY 16||Mandatory Immigration Session for International Students|
|*JANUARY 16*||Snow day for freshman and transfer student orientation|
|*JANUARY 17*||Snow day for Mandatory Immigration Session for International Students|
|JANUARY 19||Univeristy Closed-Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|JANUARY 20||First day of spring classes|
|JANUARY 30||Deadline to review and submit health and immunization records|
|JANUARY 31||Deadline to waive University-sponsored health insurance plan|
*Please remember to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation. Information about this placement exam will be emailed to you.