You'll need to label your luggage, pack all necessary belongings and bring along important documents including your completed immunization forms, medical records, prescriptions, academic transcripts, your financial documentation, I-20 and your passport.
Weather in New York changes significantly, with four different seasons each year. Summer weather (May - September) can be hot and humid, and the winter months (November - March) can be very cold. It's important that you know what weather to expect when arriving in Queens so that you can pack the right clothes!
The four distinct seasons require a variety of clothing, including warm clothing for the winter. The dress code on campus is generally informal, and most students wear casual clothing to classes. However, students are advised to have clothing appropriate for professional and special social functions that may arise.