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  • International Student Success

    The International Student Success website provides students with quick links to Stony Brook programs and resources specific to their needs.  The site has information for new and continuing students across all levels of study, and is separated into Academic Resources, Community & Wellness, Professional Development, and Financial Resources.  

    We encourage all international students visit this site frequently and to use this it as a resource to easily access the many support services available to them on campus.

  • IEC Field Trips and Social Events

    IEC Field Trips & Social Events

      Field Trips & Social Events  - Click on the link to see past IEC field trips and activities.

  • Orientation Information

    IEC Orientation

    Details of your IEC Orientation will be found on your acceptance letter.  Please be sure to read this letter carefully.  IEC Orientation is mandatory and all new and continuing students are expected to attend.

    During orientation we will cover the following information:

    • Introduction of IEC staff and instructors
    • Academic calendar and import dates
    • Immigration Information
    • Class Schedule - morning and afternoon
    • Placement testing
    • Getting Your ID Card
    • Paying Bills
    • Health Insurance
    • SOLAR and BlackBoard
    • Important Places on Campus

    *Conditional students do not attend any  other orientations in addition to the IEC Orientation.

  • Transfer Out

    Transferring Out of the IEC

    If you wish to attend another school or English program, you will have to request a transfer from IEC to that school. Please be aware of these important facts:

    • While you may apply to several schools, you must select the school you will attend before requesting a transfer of your SEVIS record.
    • Once your SEVIS record is released (transferred), we will no longer have access to make any changes to your SEVIS record.
    • We cannot complete a transfer without proof of acceptance from the new school.
    • Your SEVIS record must be transferred out NO LATER than 60 days from the last day of your attendance of the IEC.

    If you've been admitted to a U.S. institution and wish to have your SEVIS record  transferred, you must complete the  Transfer Out Request  in  accessVIS and upload the following items to when prompted:

    1. Acceptance Letter issued by the U.S. school or institution you wish to  transfer to.
    2. A receipt from Student Accounts showing all outstanding balances have been paid. Need help finding your Paperless Billing Statement  Click here!
    3. Transfer In’ form from new school/program (if applicable).
    Click here to login into accessVIS (
    • Click the "Full Services" link on the accessVIS homepage.
    • Enter your NetID and Password.
    • Click on  IEC Student Services (located on the left sidebar toward the bottom of the webpage)
    • Complete and submit  Transfer Out Request .

    Once your request has been submitted, this will generate an email to the IEC for approval.  Once approved, the Visa & Immigration Office will transfer your record out.