Transfer Checklist

Congratulations on your acceptance to LIU Riverhead and the upper-division undergraduate program. We welcome you to the LIU community and we know that your college experience here is going to be both exciting and rewarding! Excellent academics and extraordinary personal service are a few of the things you have to look forward to here. We want to make sure that you enjoy your college experience and that you get the most out of your education. So, now that you have received a formal offer of acceptance, we ask that you please follow the steps below to complete the registration process that will confirm your status as an enrolled student. We look forward to having you as one of our students

Pay Your Tuition Deposit

Download and complete the Acceptance Agreement Form. Mail the form along with a nonrefundable $100 tuition deposit made payable by credit card, check or money order to: Long Island University, 121 Speonk Riverhead Road-LIU Bldg.; Riverhead, N.Y. 11901. Please include your student I.D. number on the memo portion of the check or money order. Your 9-digit LIU student I.D. number can be found on your acceptance letter. If you do not know your I.D. number, please contact the Admissions Office at 631-287-8010.

Apply for Financial Aid

If you have not already completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), we urge you to do so as soon as possible. Logon to The FAFSA is used to apply for federal, New York State and university grants, scholarships and other financial aid. Our Federal School Code is: 002751. If you need help along the way, contact the Financial Assistance Office at 631-287-8322, email or click on the Financial Assistance & Scholarships link.

Complete Health Form

LIU Riverhead requires all enrolled students to complete the following health form:

This form should be completed by you and your physician and submitted to: LIU Riverhead, Student Health and Counseling, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road-LIU Bldg. Riverhead, N.Y. 11901

Register for Classes

You can make an appointment to meet with an academic and career counselor, who will help you select your courses, apply your transfer credits to your major, tell you what requirements remain for your degree and advise you on registration for the upcoming semester. Please contact Assistant Professor and Director of Liberal Arts Education, John Brush at 631-287-8156 or for further information.

Set up Your My LIU Account

After you have registered for classes, you can set up a My LIU account, which will give you access to your course schedule, grades, financial aid, billing information and access to online course registration. To open your account, you will need your 9-digit University ID number, which was included on your acceptance letter. Then go to and create a user name and password. You can use My LIU to designate individuals (such as your parents) to view your tuition bill and pay your tuition online. You can also use My LIU as your official email address. Tell your friends and family they can email you at

Submit Your Final Transcripts

If you haven't already done so, please make sure to send a final official transcript for all schools you have attended to the Office of Admissions. If you have a question about the status of your transcripts, contact Admissions at 631-287-8010 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor.

Plan to Attend New Student Orientation

Orientation is a great way to learn more about college life, become familiar with campus resources and facilities, and meet other students. Orientation is not mandatory for students but recommended. For more information call 631-287-8010.

Important Contact Information

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or need assistance.


Phone: 631-287-8010


Student Services:

Phone: 631-287-8010

John Brush, Assistant Professor and Director of Liberal Arts Education:
Phone: 631-287-8156

Financial Assistance:
Phone: 631-287-8510

Enrollment Services:
Phone: 516-299-2323