International Non-Degree Students

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 [PDF] and a bank statement to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

2. Obtain an Immigration Document

Suffolk's International Student Services Office (ISSO) will issue your immigration document (I-20). This generally takes 2-3 weeks. The ISSO will mail this document via courier service to the address listed on your Suffolk application.

3. Apply for a Student Visa

After you receive your I-20, you will be ready to apply for your U.S. visa. F-1 Visa Application Instructions