International Student Orientation

Fall 2022 International Student Orientation takes place from Saturday, August 13 - Monday, August 22 with both optional and mandatory activities. New international students moving into on-campus housing are expected to arrive on Saturday, August 13. ISSS will offer transportation service on this move-in day. The registration form for the airport shuttle service will be posted in July.  For more information about getting to campus from the airport, please view the Getting to USF page.

Fall 2022 Mandatory International Student Activities

All new graduate and undergraduate students are required to attend the International Student Orientation. The in-person session will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18 for undergraduate students and on Friday, August 19 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. All new undergraduate international students (including transfer students) need to also attend the New Student and Family Orientation that coincides with international students orientation from Saturday, August 13 - Monday, August 22. New graduate international students will have an orientation offered by their academic program or college and should attend this session.

Fall 2022 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 will take place from Monday, August 15 - Monday, August 22. More details will be posted about these events in July. 

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