International First Year and Transfer Students

Next Steps

Welcome to the USF community! We have listed your Next Steps here, so that you will have a smooth transition to USF and complete important deadlines required of all new students.


STEP Description Deadline
Step 1 Submit Enrollment Deposit ASAP, or within two weeks of receiving your admission letter
Step 2 Send Final Documents to Admission ASAP, or when you have final grades from your last class
Step 3 Apply for On-Campus Housing Dec 1, 2019
Step 4 Apply for an F-1 Student Visa ASAP
Step 5 Pay Your Bill Jan 2
Step 6 Complete Webtrack Advising Jan 6-13
Step 7 View Degree Evaluation Jan 13
Step 8 Register for Classes Jan 13-27
Step 9 Register for New Student & Family Orientation Jan 10
Step 10 Provide Proof of Immunization Dec 15 (nursing students) or Jan 15 (non-nursing students)
Step 11 Confirm Health Insurance Feb 1
Step 12 Complete the "Think About It" and ICARE Courses Jan 15
Step 13 Get your USF One Card Jan 11
Step 14 Mark your Calendar and Make Travel Arrangements Before move-in
Step 15 Know Your Privacy Rights & Responsibilities Before move-in
Step 16 Keep in Touch Before move-in