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Accepted Student Requirements

The following is a comprehensive list of items in which you should fulfill before your first day at The College at Brockport.

Confirm Your Enrollment

You will need to submit your $150 deposit to confirm your intent to enroll at The College at Brockport. This will also allow you to register for courses. You can pay your deposit online through Web Banner.

Confirm Enrollment

Select On-Campus Housing

If you would like to live on campus, you can make your housing selection on the Residential Life site. You will need to submit a housing deposit of $100, before your arrival, to hold your space. 

Pay Housing Deposit

Visa Matters

A valid visa is essential for entering and re-entering the U.S. (except for Canadian citizens, in which case a passport is sufficient), but it does not determine the length of time you may remain in the U.S.

A visa is a stamped confirmation made in the passport by an American consular or embassy official outside the U.S. It indicates that all requirements have been met for entry into the U.S The number of entries allowed within a specified period is indicated on the visa and can vary from country to country.

Requesting Your I-20

If you are a degree-seeking student, you will need the Form I-20 when you come to the U.S. to prove you are eligible to enter as a student at U.S. immigration inspection at the port of entry.

In order to receive a Form I-20, you need to submit your financial documents showing you or your sponsor has financial ability to cover the cost of attendance of the College. Required financial documents for you to submit are listed below:

  • Official financial documents
    • Official financial documents need to include either your name or your sponsor's name, with a date, signature, and seal of a bank official showing a current balance of at least U.S. $34,289 (undergraduate) or $39,715 (graduate). The College requires proof of funds of $4,000 per year for each child dependent and $6,000 per year for a spouse. Such proof of funding is required by the U.S. government that necessitates that all international students and their dependents present proof of financial resources.
  • Original letter written, signed with date by your financial sponsor
    • If the original bank statement listed above is not in your name, you do not need to provide Financial Sponsor letter. This letter must state that your sponsor will be responsible for your expenses while attending the College. The exact amount of the funding being sponsored must be listed.

Please send the required documents through email to International Students Services.

Submit Your Documents

Important Dates & Deadlines

Check the Academic Calendar for additional dates such as tuition and Housing deposits, first and last days of classes, withdrawal periods, vacation periods, etc. Listed below are the dates related to international students. 

International Student Move-in

Fall 2019: August 19

You may arrive to campus on this day. If you are living on-campus, this is the first day you can move into your housing.

International Student Orientation

Fall 2019: August 19 - 23
Spring 2020: January 16

Orientation is mandatory. The agenda will be provided to you closer to the start of the semester.

Make Your Travel Arrangements

When you reserve your flight, please arrive at the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) on the move-in date (see Important Dates). The Office of International Student Services will offer transportation to Brockport on this date.

If you have not already made arrangements with the College and are choosing to arrive on a date other than those specified by the Office of International Student Services, you will need to arrange your own transportation. The easiest way to get to Brockport is to first arrive in Rochester, New York (ROC), whether it is by airplane, train, bus, or taxi.

Submit Your Arrival Information

Last Updated 8/13/19

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