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 and a bank statement to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

2. Obtain an immigration document

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

3. Apply for the 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. Please fill out the transfer release form if you are an incoming transfer student.



SEE DATE ON ACCEPTANCE LETTER Admission deposit deadline 

Orientation for freshmen students.

JANUARY 11 Orientation for transfer students.

Mandatory International Student Program

8:30AM - 12:30PM in Somerset Hall

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.