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 

4. Please fill out the transfer release form if you are an incoming transfer student.



SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER  Admission deposit deadline 
DECEMBER 13 Resident Students: Deadline to complete the on-campus housing questionnaire found at 
DECEMBER 15 Fall semester payment due
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 University 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


MAY 1 OR DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Admission deposit deadline
MAY - JUNE Resident Students: Complete the on-campus housing questionnaire found at
LATE JULY Housing assignments from the Department of Residence Life & Housing will be emailed to resident students via their Suffolk email addresses
DATES TBA New Student Orientation

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