International Undergraduate Students
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
4. Fill out the Transfer Release Form [PDF]
If you are an incoming transfer student, this is an essential step.
Spring 2018 Timeline
|SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER||Admission deposit deadline|
Orientation for freshmen students.*
|JANUARY 11||Orientation for transfer students.*|
Mandatory International Student Program
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at 20 Somerset Street
ALL new international students are required to attend
|JANUARY 15||University closed - Martin Luther King Day Holiday|
|JANUARY 16||First day of classes|
|FEBRUARY 10||Deadline to waive Suffolk health insurance and submit immunization records|
|FEBRUARY 19||University closed - President's Day Holiday|
|MARCH 12-16||Spring Break|
*Please remember to take the online math placement exam before attending orientation. Information about this placement exam will be emailed to you.