1. OBTAIN AN IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT
ISSO will issue your immigration document (DS-2019). This generally takes 2-3 weeks. ISSO will mail this document via courier service to the address listed on your Suffolk application.
2. APPLY FOR THE STUDENT VISA
3. DETERMINE HOUSING
Students who wish to live in Suffolk's residence halls must submit a $600.00 deposit. The Office of Residence Life and Housing will contact students who submit a deposit with information regarding the on-campus housing questionnaire and housing assignments.
Students who do not wish to live in Suffolk's residence halls should plan to arrive in the U.S. at least one week prior to orientation in order to locate suitable, affordable housing. Suffolk's Off-Campus Housing Office can assist students in their housing search.
4. SUBMIT REQUIRED HEALTH FORMS
5. ATTEND ORIENTATION
Exchange students are required to attend orientation in August.
SPRING 2016 TIMELINE
|SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER||Make $600 deposit online to initiate on-campus housing application process|
|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|
|ORIENTATION||All exchange students are required to attend the transfer student orientation. Please view the Orientation Website for more information|
|AUGUST 27||Mandatory International Student Program (all new international students are required to attend)|
|AUGUST 30||First day of fall classes|
*Please remember to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation. Information about this placement exam will be emailed to you.