Admitted Student Checklist

Your Checklist

Verify NetID & Personal Information

We want to stay in touch! If you haven’t already done so, visit and activate your USF NetID and USF email address. Your USF email address will be used by all University offices for official communication. If you did not receive the four-digit code needed to activate your NetID, please contact the Office of International Admissions.

Submit Your Visa Documents

Submit all required documentation to USF International Services if you will be attending on a student visa (F-1 or J-1). These documents include but are not limited to: a copy of your passport, Affidavit of Financial Support, bank statements, etc.

Explore & Accept Scholarships

Explore scholarship opportunities at USF. Most applications have a deadline of February 1. You will be automatically considered for Admissions Scholarships if you apply for admission by January 2. If you were awarded a scholarship, be sure to accept your terms & conditions.

Register for Orientation

The Office of Graduate Studies has put together an optional orientation program for all new graduate students

Submit Medical Documentation

All new students must submit the official USF Medical History form and provide proof of immunizations to Student Health Services prior to registering for classes. Students living on campus must provide evidence of Meningitis vaccination to receive a housing assignment.

Submit Final Academic Credentials

You must submit official academic credentials (transcripts, diploma, and external exam results) before or upon arrival at USF.

Review Your Tuition & Fees

USF does not mail tuition bills. Once you are registered for classes, check your tuition due at Sign up for e-deposit to permit student refunds to be directly deposited into your personal bank account. You may open a U.S. bank account through the USF Credit Union or another financial institution.

Housing & Meal Plans

Graduate, family, and visiting scholars housing is available in Magnolia Apartments for students who will be USF graduate students by their first term of occupancy.