Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to SUNY Oneonta! Please follow the steps below to complete your enrollment

  1. Set up your Oneonta user account at www.oneonta.edu/useraccount using the Oneonta Username and Student ID found on your acceptance letter.
  2. Register at myOneonta to access important information and complete essential enrollment steps.
  3. Pay your deposit in myOneonta
    • Fall Semester: Due May 1
    • Spring Semester: Due January 1
    • After you are accepted, you have until the deadline stated on your acceptance letter to pay your deposit. You can pay your tuition and housing deposits in myOneonta once you set up your Oneonta user account and register at myOneonta (steps 1 and 2)
  4. Pay your SEVIS fee & apply for a visa. To apply for a U.S. visa, you will need the following documents:
    • Valid passport (for at least six months)
    • Original letter of acceptance/admission issued by SUNY Oneonta
    • Original SEVIS I-20 form issued by SUNY Oneonta
    • SEVIS fee receipt print out. If you have more questions about the SEVIS I-901 fee, please visit the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement website.
    • Copies of all of your high/secondary school or college transcripts
    • Copies of the TOEFL, IELTS, or iTEP score
    • Proof of ties to your home country
    • For students who are currently studying in the U.S. on an F-1 visa, please complete the
  5. Complete your Housing Application in myOneonta. View housing information
  6. Complete and submit your Immunization Form & Health History
    • Fall Semester: Due June 30
    • Spring Semester: Due December 30
  7. Pay/Clear your bill 
    • Fall Semester: Due August 2
    • Spring Semester: Due January 3
    • a. Wiring foreign funds: PeerTransfer is a secure online payment method. It includes the use of a credit card or direct bank transfer/wire and guarantees the lowest exchange rate. PeerTransfer allows students to wire foreign funds with a fixed currency exchange rate. You need to create a username and password which you may use again in the future. PeerTransfer also offers multiple language options and online personal chat if help or assistance is needed.
    • b. Online Web Payments
  8. Make travel arrangements All new students must notify the Office of International Education about their arrival time and date by completing the by December 20. We pick up students who arrive at Albany New York International Airport, Albany/Rensselaer Amtrak Railroad Station and Oneonta Bus Station for free. Air Travel Information
  9. Attend Orientation (mandatory)
    • International Student Orientation: Orientations include logistics, course registration, faculty advisement, and campus activities.
    • Fall 2018 Orientation:
    • August 16: Airport Pick-up/Arrivals
    • August 17: Pre-Orientation: City Tour
    • August 18-19: Pre-Orientation: New Student Acclimation Activities
    • August 20-21: Mandatory International New Student Orientation
    • August 22-25: Mandatory All-Campus Orientation
    • August 27: Classes Begin
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