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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) for current and future students, their families and educational advisors

Welcome to Queens College!

Congratulations on making the decision to study at Queens College! We’re ready to welcome you on campus in New York. Here's a quick and easy checklist of what you need to do before you arrive in Queens, New York on August 20, 2021

Pre-Departure Checklist

Step 1

Accept Your Offer and Pay Your Deposit

Step 2

Once you receive your SEVIS number, schedule a visa appointment

  • Visit and pay the SEVIS fee
  • Schedule a visa appointment at
  • Inform GSSP of your visa appointment date, so a mock visa interview can be scheduled with a member of our staff.
  • Bring the following to your visa appointment:
    • Valid passport
    • Original I-20
    • Queens College Admit Letter
    • SEVIS Receipt
    • Original bank statement
    • Original transcripts
  • Tips for a successful visa interview

Step 3

  • Please note that all students who wish to enter campus in the Fall 2021 semester must have full COVID vaccination. Please confirm with us your current vaccination status.
  • Course Schedule

    • GSSP students will receive their course schedules at orientation

    • General Admission students will work with GSSP staff to set up online advising appointments prior to arrival.

Step 4

  • Pay your tuition fees
    • GSSP students will be emailed their invoices and should follow the payment directions.
    • General Admission students will need to log into CUNY first to pay their tuition fees after registering for their courses and should follow the directions here
  • If you plan to study in the US, book your flights and submit arrival details
  • Pack and Prepare Your Important Documents
  • Add these important dates to your calendar. Orientation is a mandatory program designed to help you get to know Queens College, New York and other students like you!

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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