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

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

Erik (North China)

Tel:+86-185-1136-3010WeChat18511363010Email Erik

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

Shayan (Pakistan)

Tel:+92-335-822-0020WhatsApp:+92-335-822-0020Skype:shayanchawlaEmail Shayan

Tel:WhatsApp:Skype:Email

Tomi (Africa)

WhatsApp:+234-703-414-1021Skype:Tomi AfilakaTel:+234-703-414-1021Email Tomi

George

WhatsApp:+57-304-533-6418Skype:georgelalcantaraTel:+57-304-533-6418Email George
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Hoang (Vietnam)

WhatsApp:+84-937-225-295Skype:hoangvtb1983Tel:+84-937-225-295Email Hoang

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:+91-895-004-9050Skype:sonam.parashar3Tel:+91-999-647-1494Email Sonam

Unnati

WhatsApp:+91-972-501-2676Tel:+91-972-501-2676Email Unnati

Viraja (South & West India)

WhatsApp:+91 7028090894Skype:+91 7028090894Tel:+91 7028090894Email Viraja
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Annie (South China)

QQ:1738675071Tel:+86-135-7055-0749Email Annie
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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-90 (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
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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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Summer 2020Fall 2020 Regular Start*Fall 2020 Late Start*
Move-In DateMay 20, 2020August 24, 2020September 29, 2020
Mid-Term General English Move-In DateN/AN/AOctober 21, 2020

*If you are unsure if your program is on regular start or late start, please visit your program page or ask your advisor

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:

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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.

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.