New Students



  • Economics Graduate Program Orientation Mandatory orientation for all graduate students in both MSAE and IDEC programs. This event will be held Thursday, August 15, from 2:30-6:00 in Cowell Hall 312.
  • New Graduate Welcome Reception is a primarily social event where new graduates can engage with one another and get to know the opportunities USF had to offer. There will be resource tables for University Ministry, Koret, Student Leadership and Engagement, and Graduate Student Senate offering students a way to get involved outside their studies. This event will be held Thursday, August 15, from 5:00 to 7:30 in McLaren Center.
  • The International Student Orientation for new international grad students starting for Fall 2019 is August 16, Friday from 9 am to 1 pm in McLaren Center. This is mandatory for new international students.
  • Installfest Mandatory for all students taking Econ 611, 622, or 626 in fall.  Highly recommended for all others, especially in MSAE.  This is an opportunity to install and troubleshoot the statistical software you  will be using in these classes and throughout your time here. This event will be held Saturday, August 17, from 9:30-11:59 AM. Kalmanovitz Hall room KA 263.