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. Please mail a complete Certificate of Finances and a Bank Statement to the Center for International Programs and Services.
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 University-sponsored 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 June.
FALL 2018 TIMELINE
|JUNE 4-5, 7-8, 11-12, 14-15, 18-19, 21-22||
Orientation for freshmen students. For more information on each session, click here.
|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|
|SEPTEMBER 4||Fall courses begin|
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 - Veteran's Day|
|NOVEMBER 21-23||University closed - Thanksgiving Break|
|DECEMBER 19||Last day of final exams for spring semester|
|DECEMBER 20 - JANUARY 13||Winter Break|
|JANUARY 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.