Next Steps: International First-Year and Transfer Students (Spring)

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 December 1
Step 2 Create myUSF account ASAP
Step 3 Apply for Your I-20 and F-1 Student Visa ASAP
Step 4 Send Final Documents to Admission ASAP
Step 5 Apply for Housing December 7
Step 6 Make Final Travel Arrangements December-January
Step 7 Prepare for Class Registration  October 17-January 9 
Step 8 Set Up Your USF One Card January 15
Step 9 Register for New Student & Family Orientation January 12
Step 10 View Degree Evaluation ASAP
Step 11 Register for Classes January 9
Step 12 Provide Proof of Immunization December 15 (nursing students) or January 15 (non-nursing students)
Step 13 Complete the Mandatory Introductory Courses January 15
Step 14 Confirm Health Insurance February 1
Step 15 Pay Your Bill February 1
Step 16 Know Your Privacy Rights & Responsibilities Before arriving on campus