Studying at SVA
Preparing for Your F-1 Visa Application

This college is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

This information is for students who plan to enter the United States for the first time to study. 

If you are currently in the U.S. on an F-1 visa and have a valid I-20 issued by another school, please complete the I-20 transfer process.

Further details are available at the U.S. Department of State.

Important Information

SEVIS ID: listed on the upper left corner of your I-20, starting with “N.”

SVA's SEVIS School Code: NYC214F00731000.


Application Requirements

Fax:  212.592.2241

Advisement Hours

Walk-ins: Mon.–Thurs., 12:00–3:00pm

Phone Advising: Mon.–Wed., 10:00am–12:00pm 

Fridays are Closed for Processing