Enrollment Checklist

Now that you’ve been admitted to a Suffolk University graduate program, get ready for class and ensure you've completed all requisite tasks on the enrollment checklist.

Look Out for Your Suffolk University Email

Look out for your Workday Student login, password, and your new Suffolk University email after you deposit, beginning in late March. These will be sent in two messages—one with your login information, the other with your initial password.

If you need help setting or re-setting your password, contact the Suffolk University Service Desk via email or phone at 617-557-2000. Please have your Suffolk University ID ready—you can find it in your admission letter.

Log into the Graduate Student Portal

After receiving your login credentials, you'll find new information and tasks awaiting you in your Workday Student portal. If you have forgotten your login or password, please contact the Suffolk University Help Desk via email or by phone at 617-557-2000.

Get Your Student Visa (for International Students)

Prepare for Advising & Registration

You will be hearing from your program director shortly with instructions on advising and registration, if you have not already.

Save the Date for Orientation

New student orientations are held separately by the Sawyer Business School and the College of Arts & Sciences. You'll receive additional information (including registration information and dates) via email. We can't wait to welcome you!

Pay Your Tuition Bill & Be Aware of Financial Aid

Workday Student for Financial Aid

Icon of a laptop computerBeginning with the summer 2024 semester, prospective and current students will now be able to view information related to their financial aid application in Workday Student. Workday will contain all student information and academic functions related to your enrollment at Suffolk.
Learn more about Workday Student

Arrange Your Housing

  • Need advice on lining up a place to live, finding roommates, and understanding your lease? Visit the off-campus housing website.
  • Please note: Suffolk University does not provide on-campus housing for graduate students.
  • Review our Guide to Boston Neighborhoods [PDF] and familiarize yourself with all that our city has to offer

Get to Know Your Way Around

Familiarize yourself with Suffolk's location and decide how you'll commute to campus by viewing the Campus Map and Directions.

Complete Your Health Requirements

Massachusetts state law requires immunization and health insurance for all full-time students and all international students; further details on these requirements are available. If you already have valid insurance, you can submit a waiver request.

Get Your Student ID Card

A Suffolk University Student ID card (Ram Card) is required for all students who will be on campus to attend classes, events or access any University spaces or resources. Learn more about the process to order your ID and submit your photo online.

A government issued ID and proof of enrollment and your Suffolk ID number must be presented for an ID to be issued. You must also complete your health requirements in order to have your Student ID issued.

Please note an accepted photo must be uploaded online in order to pick up your ID at the University Police security office in Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street, any time Monday to Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. ET. If you have not uploaded an accepted photo before the start of classes, you must go to the University Police security office in Sargent Hall to have your photo taken and for an ID to be issued.

International Students

You’ll need to do a few things before arriving on campus for our welcome event just for international students:

  • Make your deposit
  • Submit your statement of financial resources
  • Receive your immigration document (we’ll fill out the I-20 paperwork for you!)
  • Complete a transfer release form (if you’re a transfer student)
  • Apply for your F-1 student visa

Our International Student Services Office is here to work with you throughout your journey to graduate school at Suffolk. We look forward to welcoming you to our country and to our friendly campus in downtown Boston.

View the College of Arts & Sciences admitted student brochure [PDF] or the Sawyer Business School admitted student brochure [PDF].