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 


SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Admission deposit deadline

JUNE 4-5, 7-8, 11-12, 
14-15, 18-19, 21-22

Orientation for freshman students.
For more information on each session, click here

AUGUST 24, 31

Orientation for transfer students.
For more information on each session, click here.


Mandatory New International Student Program

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

ALL new international students are required to attend

SEPTEMBER 3 University closed - Labor Day

Fall courses begin

SEPTEMBER 30 Deadline to waive Suffolk health insurance. For more information, click here.
OCTOBER 8 University closed - Fall Holiday
NOVEMBER 1 Last day to apply for January 2019 graduation
NOVEMBER 5 CAS/SBS Graduate Priority Registration
NOVEMBER 6 CAS/SBS Senior Priority Registration
NOVEMBER 7 CAS/SBS Junior Priority Registration
NOVEMBER 8 CAS/SBS Sophomore Priority Registration
NOVEMBER 9 CAS/SBS Freshman Priority Registration
NOVEMBER 12 University closed - Veterans Day
NOVEMBER 21-23 University closed - Thanksgiving Break
DECEMBER 19 Last day of final exams for fall semester
DECEMBER 20 - JANUARY 13 Winter Break
DECEMBER 14 Spring courses begin



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