Next Steps: International First-Year and Transfer Students (Spring 2019)

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This page was last modified on September 20, 2018

Welcome to the University of San Francisco!

The Next Steps below will provide you with the information you need to successfully enroll at USF. Some of these Steps can be completed now. Others you will complete later in the Fall, before the start of classes in the Spring.

If you have any Questions? about how to complete these Next Steps, please be in touch with your Admission Counselor or Contact Us.

Please Read Before You Take Step 1


The myUSF Web Portal is USF’s online community resource, and provides access to the USF network, your USF e-mail account, and many other services. You must Log Into myUSF in order to take several of the following Next Steps, including those to Reserve Your Place at USF, Apply for Housing, Register for Classes, View Your Student Account, and Update Your Contact Information.

You may log into myUSF with the Username included in your admission decision letter and the associated Password you will create. To log in for the first time, Go To myUSF and Click On the "Set New/Forgot Password?" link in the left-hand column. Then follow the instructions to enter the information required to create and set your new Password.

Please Note that USF offices normally will send messages only to your myUSF e-mail address. You should check it often to be sure that you receive important information.

Next Steps 

Step 1 Reserve Your Place at USF
Step 1.2 Send Final Documents to Admission
Step 2 Apply for On-Campus Housing
Step 3 Apply for Your F-1 Student Visa
Step 4 Complete the Webtrack Advising Tutorial & Quiz
Step 5 Prepare to Register: View Your Requirements
Step 6 Prepare to Register: Select Your Courses
Step 7 Register for Classes & Buy Your Books
Step 8 View Your Student Account & Pay Your Bill
Step 9 Submit Proof of Immunization
Step 10 Health Insurance
Step 11 Take the Think About It Course
Step 12 Your USF One Card
Step 13 The ITS Help Desk & USF Computer Essentials
Step 14 Mark Your Calendar & Make Your Travel Arrangements
Step 15 International Student Orientation Programs
Step 16 Update Your Contact Information
Step 17 Know Your Privacy Rights & Responsibilities
Step 18 Keep in Touch!