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Homeland Security Management Checklist

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Homeland Security Management Institute of LIU Riverhead. We welcome you to these innovative and academically challenging graduate programs where you will receive excellence in education that fosters collaboration and professional development. 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 welcoming you to Long Island University.

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: LIU Riverhead, 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.

Submit the Employment Verification Form (For Recipients of the HSMI Scholarship)

If you are a recipient of the Homeland Security Management Institute Scholarship, awarded to students employed by federal, state or municipal employers, download and complete the Employment Verification Form (hyperlink to PDF Employment Verification Form). You may mail the form to the Office of Financial Assistance, LIU Riverhead 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, N.Y. 11901.


Due to the online format and class structure of the Homeland Security Management Institute, your registration may be secured upon acceptance into the HSMI graduate programs. You can expect to be contacted by the Homeland Security Management Institute Program Assistant Director of Student Services and Technical Support, Jeffrey Rapess, regarding all matters related to your enrollment. Jeff is the primary point of contact for all matters associated with courses, registration and technical support. He may be reached at 631-287-8279 or email at:

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 courses schedules, grades, financial aid, billing information and online course registration. To create your account, you will need your 9-digit University ID number, which is included on your acceptance letter. Go to and create a user name and password. You can use My LIU to designate individuals (such as your spouse or 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 admissions file, contact the Admissions Office at 631-287-8010 and ask to speak with an admissions counselor.

Important Contact Information

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

Vincent E. Henry, CPP, PH.D.
Phone: 631-259-9074

Jeffrey Rapess
Assistant Director of Student Services and Technical Support
Phone: 631-287-8279

Financial Assistance
Phone: 631-287-8322

Phone: 516-299-2323

Office of Admissions
Phone: 631-287-8010