Step 10: Register for Classes

Before Registration


  • Search for classes
    When it's time to register for classes, refer back to the class registration tutorial to see how to add classes to your schedule. You should register for at least 16 credit hours to stay on track for graduation.
  • Questions about registration?
    See below for who to contact.

After Registration

  • Buy/rent textbooks
    After you've registered for classes in myUSF, you can view your book list by clicking on Registration and then "Buy Textbooks Online," which will show you which books are required for each of your courses. You can rent or buy your books online through the USF Bookstore

Key Dates

  • October 17: Directed Self Placement (DSP) and placement tests open

  • October 17: Class registration tutorial videos and quiz open for students registering on November 17.

  • November 17, 10 a.m. PT: Students who either deferred their enrollment to spring 2024, or who applied to a previous term but were admitted to spring 2024, can start registering this day.

  • December 1: Updated class registration tutorial videos and quiz open for students registering on January 9.

  • January 9, 10 a.m. PT: Registration opens

  • January 22: First day of classes

  • January 26: Last day to add classes for the semester. Any final changes to your schedule must be made by this deadline. 


    The university will be closed from December 22, 2023 – January 1, 2024 for the winter holiday.

Questions about class registration?

If you’re in the College of Arts & Sciences:
Call (415) 422-4932 (weekdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time) or email Tonya Miller at

If you’re in the School of Management: 
First-Year Students: Contact (415) 422-2369 (weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time) or email
Transfer Students: Contact Ben Bottorff at

If you’re in the School of Nursing and Health Professions:
Contact Stacey Kohut at or Devan Robertson at

If you're unsure who to contact:
Tel: (415) 422-4932

For log-in or technical difficulties with registration:
Tel: (415) 422-6668