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Pre-Arrival Details

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.

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

Step 3

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.
  • If you plan to study in the U.S., 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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