Welcome to Adelphi International!

Soon you’ll be on campus. How exciting! There is a lot to consider before you arrive. While moving to a new country can be intimidating, we’re here for you. Follow the four steps below to make sure you have everything in place before you board the plane.

CONTACT ADVISOR

We have a team of dedicated personal advisors whose job it is to make sure all your questions are answered and to ensure you have a smooth transition to the university.

Before you start on any of the steps below, contact your local advisor. Simply select your region of the world below, and send your advisor an email, Skype, WhatsApp or WeChat message. We look forward to meeting you!

Africa

Africa

China

China

Latin <br/><span>America</span>

Latin
America

Middle East/North Africa

North <br/><span>America</span>

North
America

North Asia

Russia/Central Asia/Eastern Europe

South <br/><span>Asia</span>

South
Asia

Southeast <br/><span>Asia</span>

Southeast
Asia

UK and Western Europe

Nikita (India)

Tel: +91 9310587075WhatsApp: +91 9310587075Email Nikita

Isha (India)

Tel: +91 9953550789WhatsApp: +91 9953550789Email Isha

Rakesh (India)

Tel: +91 9096507300 WhatsApp: +91 9096507300 Email Rakesh

Sahil (India)

Tel: +91- 9811718710WhatsApp: +91- 9811718710Email Sahil

Laxmi (India)

Tel: +91 98183 96406WhatsApp: +91 98183 96406Email Laxmi

Daniyal (Pakistan)

Tel: +92 310 588 8648WhatsApp: +92 310 588 8648Email Daniyal

Valeria (Latin America)

Tel: +57 310 7880364WhatsApp: +57 310 7880364Email Valeria

Sanjukta (North America)

Tel: +91-9820162776 WhatsApp: +91-9820162776 Email Sanjukta

Alexis (North America)

Tel: +1 239-744-9468WhatsApp: +1 239-744-9468WeChat: alexis0426Email Alexis

Sofya (North America)

Tel:+1 347 399 35 72 WhatsApp: +1 347 399 35 72Email Sofya

Maya (Middle East/North Africa)

Tel: +971 58 156 0328WhatsApp: +971 58 156 0328Email Maya

Alsu (Middle East/North Africa)

Tel: +7 939 346 09 59WhatsApp:+7 939 346 09 59Email Alsu

Carol (North Asia excluding Korea)

Tel: +852 6745 3906WhatsApp:+852 6745 3906Email Carol

Evie (China)

Tel: +86 182 1096 7343WeChat:eseviewuQQ:1034905349Email Evie

Kelly (China)

Tel:+86 15901806534WeChat:447619658QQ:447619658Email Kelly

Abbie (North Asia excluding Korea)

Tel:+852 8481 0532Whatsapp:+852 8481 0532Email Abbie

Chris (Southwest)

Tel:+1-508-948-7542WhatsApp+1-508-948-7542WeChat:chris040594Email Chris

Alice (Northwest)

Tel:+1-857-315-8730WhatsApp:+1-857-315-8730WeChataliceqinusEmail Alice

Taha (Pakistan)

Tel:+92-307-333-6878WhatsApp:+92-307-333-6878Skype:tshahid29Email Taha

Ajith (India)

Tel:+91-971-722-2408WhatsApp:+91-971-722-2408Skype:ajitks10Email Ajith

Ekta (India)

Tel:+91-965-001-0409WhatsApp+91-965-001-0409Skypeekta.aneja05Email Ekta

Bibiane (Korea)

Tel:+82-10-7711-6538WhatsApp:+82-10-7711-6538Email Bibiane

Doris (South China)

Tel+86-150-1870-6751QQ2282183545Email Doris

Marianna

Tel:+34-692-46-41-16WhatsApp:+34-692-46-41-16Skype:marianna.zubenko Email Marianna

Chau (Vietnam)

Tel:+84-908-792-892WhatsApp:+84-908-792-892Skype:diemchau.dtEmail Chau

Tomi (Africa)

Tel:+234 703 414 1021WhatsApp:+234 703 414 1021Email Tomi

Saranya (Excluding Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+66-96-982-0007Skype:awesome.saranyaTel:+66-96-982-0007Email Saranya

Sakshi (India)

WhatsApp:+91-995-351-0160Skype:arorasakshi187Tel:+91-995-351-0160Email Sakshi

Sonam

WhatsApp:+91-999-647-1494Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91-999-647-1494Email Sonam

Viraja (South & West India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja
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Jane (West China)

QQ:713070180Tel:+86.159.2876.6884Email Jane
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Lisha (North China)

QQ:18310168200Tel:+86-183-1016-8200Email Lisha
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Mark (Central China)

QQ:15800624575Tel:+86-158-0062-4575Email Mark

Vicky (North China)

WeChatvickychen7910Tel:+86-135-2182-7910Email Vicky

Your Pre-Arrival Checklist

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After you receive your I-20, complete the following steps before booking your visa appointment:
  1. Schedule a free visa information and preparation session with your personal Enrollment Advisor.
  2. Check that the details on your I-20 are correct (including your date of birth) and make sure your name is the same as it appears on your passport.
  3. Prepare the documents you will need to take to the embassy when attending your visa interview.
After you complete the above steps, you should apply for your visa as soon as possible. It requires an interview with the U.S. Embassy and can sometimes take several weeks to schedule.
  1. Complete your Visa Application.
  2. Pay your I-901 (SEVIS) fee.
  3. Visit usembassy.gov to learn more about scheduling your visa appointment, what to expect when you arrive and the documentation you need to take with you.
  4. Notify your personal Enrollment Advisor of the date and Embassy of your visa appointment.
  5. Watch these videos to help you apply for your visa and prepare for your interview:
How to Apply for Your F-1 Student Visa
Visa Interview Preparation for Students

Other links that international students find useful:

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When purchasing your ticket to New York City, plan to arrive on or before your scheduled move-in day.

We are so excited for you to join us on campus! To ensure a smooth transition to your new home, plan to arrive on or before your official move-in day. Airport pickup is available at John F. Kennedy (JFK), Newark Liberty (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA) airports.

Once you book your flights, you must fill out the student arrival form. If your family is joining you, you must also complete the family arrival form.

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For all application and payment deadlines as well as move-in and program start dates, please visit the Important Dates page.

Discounted Flights

Book your flights through StudentUniverse and benefit from exclusive discounts for students! Get the best deals when you need them and benefit from 24-hour risk-free cancellation.

StudentUniverse has exclusive deals to get you the lowest possible airfare. Use this page to search for the best deals: https://www.studentuniverse.com/travel-services/Shorelight/affiliate/flights

Book discounted flights here.

We are looking forward to meeting you in person!

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Make your payment in full two weeks before you arrive to help avoid delays with enrollment.

Before you begin, please make sure you have your acceptance letter in front of you, as you will need to refer to the information in the letter.

Choose between two ways to submit payment for tuition and fees:

  • Flywire by Peer Transfer: Please visit Adelphi International’s Flywire portal to complete the transfer process. Please note that you can NOT use a U.S. credit card or U.S. bank account.
  • Please be aware that if you do not pay your balance as indicated on your statement of fees by the payment deadline, the following may occur:
    • Late payment fees may be charged.
    • You may have your scholarship and/or waivers rescinded. In such cases, you will be responsible for the full cost of your program.
    • You may encounter delays or other issues enrolling and registering for classes.
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You will need to complete and submit the following forms before your arrival.
  • Immunization Form: Complete this mandatory health and immunization form prior to your arrival, as required by law. Email completed Immunization Form directly to: healthservicescenter@adelphi.edu, and bring all related documents to Orientation. Note: students will also be required to check in with Adelphi Health Services upon arrival in order to ensure compliance with the University and Department of Health.
Ways to Submit Your Official Transcripts:

​In-Person: ​
Submit your transcripts at Transcript Collection during orientation (as indicated on your schedule).
Students can bring their official transcripts to Associate Director of Admissions, Jackie Russo-Morley, in Post Hall Room 214. If the door is closed, please slide the documents under the door.

By Mail (No walk-ins for this office, please): ​
ATTN: International Admissions​
Adelphi University
Office of Admissions​
NEXUS, Room 112​
One South Avenue​
Garden City, NY 11530​

School to School:  ​
Your school sends the transcripts directly to Adelphi University (intladmissions@adelphi.edu) by email. This is the quickest way to send your transcripts.

Helpful Resources

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NEXT STEPS GUIDE

This useful brochure is full of information on the I-20 paperwork required for your visa, what you should pack and other tips to prepare you for your arrival to the Adelphi University campus.

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IMMIGRATION GUIDE

This guide will help you learn more about the process for getting your F-1 visa and arriving in New York.

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PRE-ARRIVAL CHECKLIST

Check off everything on this list to ensure you have completed all the steps before you arrive and bring everything you need to the Adelphi University campus.

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ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

Here’s an example of what your orientation schedule might look like. During orientation, you will receive a full campus tour, see the sights around Garden City, New York and get to know your fellow international students!

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Plan ahead! This calendar tells you when classes starts and ends, and when holidays and exams are happening.