Step 10: Make Final Travel Arrangements

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EducationUSA orientations in your country
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers in more than 170 countries supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Search for an advising center in your country to see if they offer a pre-departure orientation.

ISSS Pre-Departure Guide
The ISSS Pre-Departure and Arrival Information Guide is filled with specific information about preparing to study at USF and live in San Francisco.

Important Dates (Check the academic calendar for more dates):

  • August 12: Move-in day for new international students. ISSS Airport transportation will be available from SFO.
  • August 12–21:  Orientation and International Student Orientation
  • August 22: Fall classes begin
  • December 14: Fall final exam period ends

For additional important dates, please see the Academic Calendar.

Airport Pick-Up

If you're arriving to SFO on move-in day you may register for the ISSS transportation service from SFO to campus.

International Student & Scholar Services
Tel: +1 (415) 422-2654, Fax: +1 (415) 422-2412