These are some of the first steps you will need to take on your journey to the United States and Suffolk University.

Suffolk’s International Student Services Office (ISSO) is the main resource for our international community. The ISSO is here to assist you with visa  requirements, travel, employment, and more.

Other Important Steps


You must always make sure that any employment you plan to engage in is legal employment.


International travel by students and scholars in non-immigrant status requires planning and attention to detail.

Department of State Resources

Consult these external websites maintained by the U.S. Department of State for information on the following specific topics.