International Student Orientation

Fall 2024 International Student Orientation takes place from on Thursday, August 15, 2024 for undergraduate students and Friday, August 16, 2024 for graduate students with both optional and mandatory activities. New international students moving into on-campus housing are expected to arrive on Saturday, August 10, 2024.

For more information about getting to campus from the airport, please view the Getting to USF page.

Fall 2024 Mandatory International Student Activities

All new graduate and undergraduate students are required to attend the International Student Orientation. The in-person sessions will take place on Thursday, August 15, 2024 for undergraduate students and Friday, August 16, 2024 for graduate students. These sessions are designed to address the most common questions and concerns that international students have as well as covering important information such as immigration regulations pertaining to your visa, academic expectations, and cultural adjustment. 

Fall 2024 Additional International Student Activities

ISSS will offer optional activities including social events, workshops, and information sessions to help incoming international students get settled and meet new friends. These events are for undergraduate and graduate students and details will be posted later.

View Orientation Schedule

Online Orientation Module

New international students who did not attend orientation in-person and students who have not recently completed orientation are required to complete the online tutorial below. The online modules are designed to address the most common questions and concerns that international students have as well as covering important information such as immigration regulations pertaining to your visa, academic expectations, and cultural adjustment. 

ONLINE Orientation Module