Study Abroad - Inbound Exchange

Study Abroad - Inbound Exchange

Study Abroad

Inbound Exchange Students

Applying to study as an exchange student at Utica College

International students at participating institutions interested in participating in an exchange program at Utica College are asked to complete and return the application linked below.

Inbound Exchange Student Application >

Academic Calendar

Academic dates for upcoming semesters can be found at on our academic calendar.

Paying the SEVIS I-901 Fee

Regulation requires all prospective J students to pay the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee before the Department of State issues you a visa. To pay the I-901 SEVIS Fee, visit to access the SEVIS Form I-901. The fee for J-1 students is currently $180. 

Creating your Username and Password

Go to
  • Enter your nine digit student ID number
  • The last four digits of your SEVIS ID number
  • Your date of birth
  • Activate your account

Registering for classes

To register for classes at Utica College, please go to our online registration site and take the following simple steps
  • Select the Term you plan to attend
    Search by Term (Fall 2019 for August attendance or Spring 2020 for January attendance) and click the Submit button. You will see a list of subject areas.
  • Search for Courses
    Select a subject and click the Class Search button. The list of courses being offered in that subject area will appear. Click on the course title to see how many seats are available.

    ♦ View Category Entry will give a brief course description. 

    ♦ Click Return to Previous to return to your course listing.

    ♦ Once you have reviewed all the courses for the subject area click New Search and start the process for the next subject area.
  • Submit your course selections by email
    Make your list of eight (8) course selections and email the list to

    ♦ You will need to include course title, section, and course number (ex: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology – 9309 –ANT 101D – A).

    ♦ Courses that end with a (- Z) are only offered online.

    ♦ You will be registered in a maximum of five courses.
If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Wilson-Allam, Executive Director of International Education, at

Residence Life information

Complete the Important Housing Forms listed under Housing on our Residence Life page.  You will need to log into the form with your username and password. The Residence Life page also provides important information such as list of item to pack.

If at all possible, exchange students will be placed in the Global Village in Tower Hall. Exchange students coming in the spring semester will be placed in rooms based on open availability. 

Dining Services

Exchange students will be automatically enrolled in the Gold meal plan. The plan includes unlimited meals in the Dining Commons, plus $100 in Declining Balance per semester to spend as you wish at The Pioneer Cafe, Le Bistro,Tres Habeneros, Trax Snax and Common Grounds.

Student Health Center

Health Form
All new students must fill out the Health Information Form and the immunization form- both available online at

For more information on Utica College's Immunization Policy, please click here. 

Complete forms can be brought with you to orientation or mailed to:

Utica College Health Center
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502


Contact Us

Deborah Wilson-Allam

Deborah Wilson-Allam

Executive Director of International Education

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