Next Steps: International First-Year and Transfers (Fall)

Welcome to the USF community! We have listed your Next Steps here so that you have a smooth transition to USF. These requirements are for all new students, so please do your best to complete them by the deadlines. For specific questions, there is contact information at the bottom of each page.

Transfer Students: Once you've made a myUSF account, make sure to review your degree evaluation to see how your credits have transferred over to USF.

For general support, International Student and Scholar Services can help you with immigration, visas, or travel arrangements. 

STEP Description Deadline
Step 1 Confirm Enrollment & Submit Deposit The date printed on your admission letter
Step 2 Create myUSF account ASAP
Step 3 Apply for Your F-1 Student Visa ASAP
Step 4 Submit Final Documents ASAP, or when you have final grades from your last class
Step 5 Apply for Housing May 10 (first-year students) or June 9 (transfer students)
Step 6 Prepare for class registration April 3
Step 7 View Degree Evaluation ASAP
Step 8 Register for Classes April 21 (Transfer and ED students) or June 21 (First-year students)
Step 9 Pay Your Bill August 1
Step 10 Make Final Travel Arrangements July/August
Step 11 Register for New Student & Family Orientation August 1
Step 12 Get Your USF One Card August 12
Step 13 Provide Proof of Immunization August 1-15 (nursing students) or August 15 (non-nursing students)
Step 14 Complete the Mandatory Introductory Courses August 1-22
Step 15 Confirm your Health Insurance Sept 1
Step 16 Know Your Privacy Rights & Responsibilities Before move-in