New Student and Family Orientation

Four students smiling and giving a group hug.Actively participating in Orientation events and activities is an essential aspect of facilitating your transition into our USF community. All new first-year and transfer students are required to attend Orientation. Families are welcome to participate in our family orientation program.

Attending Orientation provides new students and families the opportunity to:

  • Gain a more concrete feel for the campus community
  • Learn about campus resources
  • Connect with faculty from your school/college, staff, and current students, including your Orientation Leader (OL)
  • Learn what it means to be a Don

If you have any questions, regarding Orientation, please email us at orientation@usfca.edu

 

Register for First-Year Orientation

Register for Transfer Orientation

Fall 2022 New Student & Family Orientation

NOTE: Move-In and Orientation dates are subject to change. Should timing need to change, per public health guidance, we will communicate adjustments as quickly as possible.

First-Year Student Orientation Schedule  First-Year Family Orientation Schedule

  • New Student Move-In Day: Saturday, August 13
  • First-Year Orientation Dates: Saturday, August 13 - Monday, August 22
    • Family Orientation will begin on Saturday, August 13, and continue through the afternoon of Sunday, August 14. Families can expect to depart campus by 5 PM.
    • Students will continue orientation events through Monday, August 22.
    • First Day of Classes: Tuesday, August 23
    • Weeks of Welcome: Monday, August 22 - Monday, September 5

Fall 2022 Transfer Student & Family Orientation

NOTE: Move-In and Orientation dates are subject to change. Should timing need to change, per public health guidance, we will communicate adjustments as quickly as possible.

Transfer Student Orientation Schedule Transfer Family  Orientation Schedule

  • New Transfer Move-In Day: Saturday, August 20

    • New International Transfer students will be able to move in on Saturday, August 13.

  • Transfer Orientation Dates: Sunday, August 21 - Monday, August 22
    • Family Orientation will take place on Sunday, August 21. Families can expect to depart campus by 4 PM.
    • Students will continue orientation events through Monday, August 22.
    • First Day of Classes: Tuesday, August 23
    • Weeks of Welcome: Monday, August 22 - Monday, September 5

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