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

2021 Fall Orientation

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

  • USF Bound: June & July
  • Move-In Weekend: Saturday, August 21 - Sunday, August 22*
  • Orientation Dates: Saturday, August 21 - Monday, August 23*
  • First Day of Classes: Tuesday, August 24 
  • Weeks of Welcome: Monday, August 23 - Monday, September 6

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