Preparing to Arrive

The Preparing to Arrive section provides important information for International students and their families.  As you prepare to begin your studies in the U.S., this section outlines important information and tasks for ensuring you have the needed documentation, arrival procedures, orientation information, and much more.


Airport Pick-Up

The Airport Pick-Up pre-registration has been closed for Fall 2021.  There are some limited seats from New York city JFK and EWR .  Please reach out to Wei Gao at: wgao01@syr.edu on how to sign up.

Available dates with open seats are:

  • August 17: Departure from JFK at: 5:30pm
  • August 20: Departure from JFK at: 7:30am
  • August 20: Departure from EWR at: 9:30am
  • August 21: Departure from JFK at: 7:30am and 10:30pm
  • August 22: Departure from JFK at: 4:30pm
  • August 23: Departure from JFK at: 10:30am
  • August 23: Departure from EWR at: 11:30am
  • August 24: Departure from JFK at 10:00am
  • August 24: Departure from EWR at 11:00am
  • August 25: Departure from JFK at 10:30am
  • August 26: Departure from JFK midnight at 12:25am