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USCIS: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services


Embassy Wait times for Visa processing




NYC Activities

OTW offers community service opportunities, foreign affairs conferences, cultural programming and have a robust calendar of activities.  

Driving (for internationals)

International Drivers Permit are only issued outside of the U.S. Read "Foreign Visitors Driving in the U.S." Driving in NY with a foreign license - Read


Social Security (for internationals)

Read the government's requirements for getting your Social Security Number

All F-1 students who have a campus job offer (with a signed contract) are eligible for a Social Security Card. Once you have an offer with a contract, then you must visit the OISS for a letter and authorization added to your I-20

All J-1 students who have approved Academic Training can also be authorized for a Social Security Card.


Transportation to/from Area Airports

Look under "Ground Transporation" tab for shared vans and taxis

JFK = John F Kennedy Airport (most popular for internationals)

EWR = Newark Liberty Airport (difficult to get shared van service to campus)

LGA = LaGuardia Airport

HPN = Westchester County Airport (close to campus public bus goes directly)


Local Transportation

Beeline Bus System #12 line comes to campus

NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority AKA MTA (city bus, train, subway)


Local Taxis

Central Taxi: 914 949 0110

White Plains Taxi: 914 949 0054

Arrow Taxi: 914 644 8811

Intrepid Taxi: 914 358 9800

Splendid Taxi: 914 682 2222


Houses of Worship

Most religions are practiced in New York, your particular house of worship is available New York City Metro Religions and also check what is available in Westchester county 


Local Banks

Campus Bank Wells Fargo on-campus ATM

Chase Bank




Undergraduate Payment Plan

Manhattanville has a tuition payment plan with Tuition Management Systems. For $50 you can break your annual fees into 10 monthly payments with no interest. Additional fees for credit card payments - none if auto payments are from a US account.


Wiring Funds to Campus


Bank Name: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.,
                   375 Park Avenue, New York, NY, USA 10152
Routing Numbers            
     Domestic wire:121000248
     Domestic ACH:121000248
     International wire, Swift code:WFBIUS6S
Account Number:2000013016584
Account Name: Manhattanville College Operating Account, 
                       2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY, USA, 10577
Reference Information: Student Name and Student ID#