Life in the USA

In addition to settling into your program of study at SUNY Upstate and adjusting to the United States culture, as an International Student you will also have many other responsibilities.

Many International Students have questions about obtaining a driver's license or a social security number in the United States, and whether they will be required to file federal and state income taxes. The Life in the USA web page was designed to provide you with information about:

If you have additional questions about these items, please contact Jennifer Abbott, International Student Advisor at  or by calling 315-464-4604.