ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURES

TO COMPLETE THE ADMISSION PROCESS

Students accepted to SUNY Geneseo as exchange program students will receive an initial acceptance letter. However, in order for the admission process to be complete, you must also complete and/or submit the following material to your campus International Programs for submission to SUNY Geneseo’s Office of International Programs:

[ ] Personal and Medical History form, signed by your physician in the various spaces indicated throughout the form

[ ] Completed Exchange Student Financial Form (.PDF). You must be able to demonstrate that you have the resources to stay in the US for the time you expect to be here. You must provide documentation for your financial statement in the form of an original, official bank statement showing the funds available to you.

[ ] Payment of your health and medical insurance plan can be completed prior to your arrival or on the first business day after arriving at Geneseo. Payment may be in cash or by check issued to: SUNY Geneseo. PLEASE NOTE: The SUNY Health Insurance plan or a plan providing comparable coverage is mandatory for all exchange students. The following minimum health insurance coverage is required:

  1. $200,000 worth of coverage for hospitalization or treatment for accidents or illness that occur abroad;
  2. Coverage for pre-existing conditions that may need treatment while abroad;
  3. Provision for medical evacuation in the event that the participant suffers a catastrophic medical event while abroad; and
  4. Provision for the repatriation of the remains in the event of the participant's death while abroad.

If you currently have a health insurance plan that provides at a minimum the coverage described above and its expiration date is no earlier than three months after the completion of your program, you may be exempt from purchasing the SUNY Health Insurance plan. To find out whether you are exempt, proof of adequate coverage must be provided to SUNY Geneseo’s Office of International Programs. Acceptable proof of adequate coverage may be a copy of a current policy or a letter from the insurance provider describing the student´s health insurance coverage; proof must be in the English language.

[ ] Residential License Agreement form and housing deposit of $150 .

[ ] Copy of your passport’s information page. (Your passport should have an expiration date at least 6 months after the completion of your study program at Geneseo.)

[ ] Two passport-sized photos.