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1. Secure your spot at UB by paying your deposit(s)
ITEMS TO DO
More Housing Details:
- Include your full name (last name and first name) and your University ID number with all deposit payments.
- Deposit payments are non-refundable.
- You may add the housing deposit to your tuition deposit and send one check, bank draft, or money order payable to “University of Bridgeport.” If you prefer to pay electronically, please go to www.peertransfer.com.
- If paying by mail, please send the payment with all required forms (Admissions Confirmation Form and Housing Contract) to the following address:
University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604 USA
2. Sign Up For Check-In Session
All new students to the University of Bridgeport are required to attend a Check-In Session prior to registering for classes. During this time, you will:
- Present your official documents (transcripts, test scores, etc.) to admissions
- Receive important information about orientation and registration
- Present your passport, I-20 and other immigration documents to the International Student Services Office
- Submit your health forms
Once you have received your visa and made your travel plans, please CLICK HERE and sign up for your Check-In Session.
3. Sign Up For Complimentary Airport Shuttle
COMPLIMENTARY AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM JFK AIRPORT, August 15-18th ONLY
UB will have staff to greet you upon arrival at John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport in New York City to escort you to the campus via a free airport shuttle! This service is available on a first-come, first serve basis.
The University of Bridgeport provides a complimentary Airport Pick-Up to those students arriving at JFK Airport between August 15th and 18th. If you plan your travel to arrive between those dates, and you reserve through UB, it’s free! You can reserve your space HERE <http://ub.formstack.com/forms/airport>
Confirmation and detailed instructions will be sent to those who reserve the shuttle in advance.
If you arrive before these dates, or are NOT a new student, you should make your own transportation arrangements. We highly recommend Go Shuttle. They offer a special discount for UB students. For reservations, go to: http://www.2theairport.com/ . The cost is $59.00, and you may pay online.
4. Submit Health Paperwork and Insurance Information.
Students who do not provide proof of certain vaccines will not be able to register for classes or reside in any of our residence halls. For more information, please contact Student Health Services at 203-576-4712, or via online at Health Services.
PRIOR TO REGISTRATION, all students must complete the health requirements and Health Examination Form filled out by their doctor. You can view all health requirements and download the form at: www.bridgeport.edu/healthforms.
The University of Bridgeport and CT State Law require the following from International Students:
- A Physical Exam signed by your Doctor
- A Test for Tuberculosis: All Students must have a Tuberculosis test within six months of admission to the University or complete the TB risk assessment found on www.bridgeport.edu/healthforms.
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccine (MMR) Vaccine: Two vaccines are required after age one. This pertains to all students.
- Meningitis Vaccine within the past 5 years: All students living in residence halls
- Varicella Vaccine: Two vaccines or history of disease (not required for students born in the United States prior to 1980).
Student Health Insurance
All international students are required to have UB’s health insurance. The cost will automatically be added to your student account. Policies from your home country will not take the place of this mandatory insurance. Do NOT purchase a health insurance policy from your home country before coming to UB.
5. Complete International Orientation
- Wednesday, August 19
- Safety Security Mandatory Meeting
- Academic Placement Testing
- International Student Reception
- Immigration and Culture Workshop
- Vendor Fair
- Karaoke Night
- Thursday, August 20
- Placement Testing
- Course Advising and Registration
- ID Photos
- Friday August 21
- Game Night
- Saturday, August 22
- Better in Bridgeport Tour
- Monday, August 24
- Classes Begin!
6. Important Information- Fees, Payment, and Registration
UB Tuition, Fees, Room and Board, and other Costs per Academic Year (as per your I-20 Form):
Full-time Undergraduate: $45,185
Full-time Graduate: $30,965
- These amounts are for one full academic year (fall and spring semesters).Expect to pay half of the amount upon registration for your first semester if you will be living on-campus.
- Course registration for undergraduate students will take place on Thursday, August 20. The dates for graduate students vary based on academic program. The registration process includes meeting with academic advisors, discussing prerequisite courses including possible waivers, and selecting actual course schedule.
- All new students must pay your first semester charges in full by the first day of classes.
- International undergraduates who have received UB partial scholarships must pay the remaining costs that are not covered by their scholarships by the first day of classes.
- Payments can be made by cash, bank draft, money order, or credit card at the time of registration.
- For more information email: email@example.com.