BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

 

  • For information about entry into the United States please review the information for students at the Department of Homeland Security site.

  • Please review immunization and health insurance requirements. Please click the link for more explanation and forms.

    • Please read through the International Student Pre-arrival Handbook:

      • Specific Visa Information included in the prearrival materials (pgs 2-4):

        • How to Obtain a Passport
        • How to Obtain your Visa (Certificate of Eligibility)
        • How to Apply for a Visa
        • The Visa Interview & What to Expect
        • If you Are Denied a Student Visa
        • Do not Enter the U.S. with a Visitor's Visa
        • Do not Lose the I-20 or DS-2019
        • Visa Procedures for Transfer Students

      • Specific Financial Information included in the prearrival materials (pgs 5&6):

        • Financial Arrangements (what to bring with you)
        • Paying your Tuition and Fees
        • Financial Management in the U.S.

      • Specific Housing Information included in the prearrival materials (pg. 7)

        • Temporary Housing
        • On-Campus Housing

      • Specific Planning & Arrival Information included in the prearrival materials (pgs 8-11)

        • Weather in NY & What to Pack
        • Voltage in the U.S.
        • Arrival at a U.S. Airport/Port of Entry
        • Getting to Purchase
  • Follow this link to see information you should know ONCE you arrive