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International Applicant

Mission Statement:

The International Student Office assists students in obtaining and maintaining F-1 International Student Status in accordance to the rules and regulations of the Student Exchange and visitor Program (SEVP) for the purpose of studying at Medgar Evers College on a short term (usually two or four years) basis.

About Our Services

Welcome to Medgar Evers College International Student Services. At a time when the number international students, on campus are increasing more than before and the University is about to experience the entrance of the Global Generation, we recognize Medgar Evers College relevance and potential contribution to the University’s shared work in developing tomorrow’s global graduates. Acknowledging Medgar Evers College’s past and ongoing local and national leadership in international education and global community engagement.

Our Goals consist of:

  • Serving the International Student Population
  • Facilitating Intercultural and International Education
  • Fostering a Global Campus Community

We value:

  • Inclusive excellence
  • Efficiency
  • Collaboration
  • Expertise
  • Growth

The International Student Services offers a variety of services to assist international students at Medgar Evers College. Our International Student Advisor serves as a key resource to the Medgar Evers College community in the following ways:

  • Advises international students, scholars, their dependents, and University departments on compliance with S.immigration laws and regulations related to F -1 visa categories.
  • Verifies, tracks, and submits visa status notifications through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), as required by the S.Department of Homeland Security
  • Advises on adjustment to S.society and American culture, academic concerns and community resources
  • Processes DS-2019s (through CUNY Central), I-20s, travel signatures, and letters needed for travel, employment, maintaining status, social security numbers, and other immigration related matters.
  • Conducts workshops and orientation sessions for international students.

CUNY Introduces New Method for International Payments

In order to streamline administrative processes, CUNY has introduced a convenient option for international students to make payments in their local currency.

To utilize this new feature, simply log in to your CUNYfirst Student Center and navigate to the Make a Payment section. From there, click on the designated button which will direct you to Nelnet QuikPAY. Once inside, select View & Pay Accounts from the menu on the left-hand side. Enter the payment amount in US Dollars and then choose International Payment from the Payment Method dropdown menu. Nelnet will then redirect you to Convera’s platform GlobalPay for Students.

GlobalPay for Students offers a variety of payment methods tailored to different countries. Depending on your location, you can utilize providers such as UnionPay and Alipay in China, ICICI in India, Sofort and iDEAL in Europe, and Hana Bank in Korea.

Once you have selected your preferred payment option and transferred the funds to Convera, they will forward the payment to CUNY. Upon receipt, your student account in CUNYfirst will be promptly updated.

For further details, please refer to the International Payments FAQs.

Location and Hours of Operation

International Student Services
Office of Admissions
1637 Bedford Avenue
Suite- S120
Brooklyn, New York 11225

Hours of Operation
The Office of Admissions is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the office is closed during official holidays as identified on the College’s Academic Calendar.
*Late hours are available by appointment only

*Check our homepage and CUNY Alert for special closing announcements

Office of Admissions (718) 270-6024
International Student Advisor – Joylyn Phillip-Ndiaye (718) 270-4893
Fax: (718) 270-6411