New Students

Welcome to USF!  Before registering, all new students must participate in the New Student Orientation. Please select the appropriate level below for information related to your orientation.

Online Registration Instructions

Undergraduate Students

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Professions, and School of Management must complete the Webtrack tutorial and online quiz covering academic requirements. For more information, please visit the Webtrack website.

Webtrack quiz for new undergraduate students begins:
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Webtrack registration for new undergraduate students begins:
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Professional Bachelors Degree students in the School of Management
Professional Bachelor’s Degree students may be eligible to take courses in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Management, and School of Education, provided course prerequisites are met and approval has been received from the appropriate school or college, Professional Bachelor’s Degree Program Director, Associate Program Director or an Academic Success Coach in the Center for Academic and Student Achievement. For more orientation information, please visit the website dedicated to Professional Bachelors Degree students and the BSM program.

Graduate & Doctoral Students

New graduate and doctoral students should consult their school/college for orientation dates for their specific program. Please click on the appropriate link below for more information:

School of Education
College of Arts & Sciences
School of Management
School of Nursing & Health Professions

Spring 2021 Important Dates & Deadlines*:

November 2, 2020: Continuing Graduate and Doctoral Student Registration begins (Please refer to Registration Schedule above).
November 9, 2020: Continuing Undergraduate Student Registration begins (Please refer to the Registration Schedule above).
January 2, 2021: Tuition due date for Spring.
Methods of Payment
January 24, 2021: Deadline to withdraw or take a leave of absence with 100% tuition refund. Students must comply with the university’s official withdrawal or leave of absence policies to be eligible for any refund of tuition and fees. See withdrawal refund policy and schedule.
January 25, 2021: Spring Classes begin.
February 12, 2021: Last day to drop a course with 100% refund (Note: Registration and refund dates may vary by course. For more information on a specific course, please visit the class schedule.)
April 12, 2021: Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw.
May 13, 2021: Spring Classes end.
May 15, 2021: Final Exams begin.
May 20, 2021: Final Exams end.

*Always consult the University Academic Calendar for the complete list of relevant semester dates.