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Admissions Forms

All Admissions forms should include your full name, date of birth and University ID number (once assigned). Unless otherwise specified, you may either fax completed forms to (813) 974-9689, email to international@usf.edu, or mail to:

University of South Florida
Office of International Admissions
4202 E Fowler Avenue, SVC 1036
Tampa, FL 33620
USA

Application Fee Waiver Verification Request Form - Students involved in the McNair Program, RISE Program, FGLSAMP Program, FAMU Feeder Program, USTAR-MARC Program, and Incoming Exchange Student Program (Traveling Scholar - TRS) will need to have this form signed by a Program Director/Designee.

Appeal for Reconsideration Form - This request must be submitted directly to the graduate program for which an appeal for reconsideration is being sought. Students submitting this form must also attach a cover letter stating the reasons for requesting an Appeal for Reconsideration.

Conduct Statement - If you indicated on your application that you have had previous disciplinary or legal issues, you will need to submit this document along with any requisite supporting documentation.

Deferment of Admission Request Form - If you need to defer your admission for up to 12 months, this request must be submitted directly to the graduate program for which a deferment of admission is being sought. International students must also provide a new Financial Statement, Promissory Letter dated within six months of the desired term of entry.

Letter of Recommendation Request Form - Please complete all the prospective student information below. Please make additional copies of this form to each person from whom you are soliciting a letter of recommendation

Paper Admissions Application - If you are unable to complete the online application, please fill out and submit this paper admissions application.

Residency Declaration - If you are claiming Florida Residency for Tuition Purposes, you will need to fill out and submit this form. Students under 24 years will need to have a parent or legal guardian fill out the form.

Self-Reported GPA Worksheet - To expedite the processing of applications, all domestic (U.S.) applicants are required to compute their undergraduate upper-level GPA. These instructions apply to grades earned at all U.S. institutions that use a 4.0 point scale. Do not calculate your GPA if you completed your undergraduate work at a non-US institution.

Third Party Authorization Form - If you would like to designate a third party to be able to discuss the particulars of your admissions application (e.g. family members, educational officials), you will need to fill out and submit this form before we can discuss your file with your designee.

Transcript Request Form - Send a copy of this request directly to the institution of higher learning where a bachelor's or higher degree was awarded. If you are an undergraduate, you must submit official transcripts of at least 6 semesters of completed undergraduate work to be considered for a USF graduate program

Immigration/International Services Forms

Immigration/International Services Forms are provided by International Services and can be found on the forms page.  All forms should include your full name, date of birth and University ID number (once assigned). Unless otherwise specified, you may either fax completed forms to (813) 974-0491, email to internationalservices@iac.usf.edu, or mail to:

University of South Florida
International Services
4202 E Fowler Avenue, CGS 101
Tampa, FL 33620
USA

Health and Immunization Forms

All Health and Immunization forms should include your full name, date of birth and University ID number (once assigned). Unless otherwise specified, you may either fax completed forms to (813) 974-5888 or mail to:

University of South Florida
Student Health Services
4202 E Fowler Avenue, SHS 100
Tampa, FL 33620
USA

Mandatory Immunization History Form - All students new to USF are required to submit a signed copy of this form along with immunization documentation.

USF Student Health Services Online Records Submission - Immunization records (and the signed USF Medical History form) can be scanned and submitted with this online form.

International Student Health Insurance Agreement Form - All international students studying at USF are required to have adequate health insurance coverage at all times. You must submit the Student Health Insurance Agreement before the semester begins. If you fail to submit the form, you will have a registration hold on your account and not be able to sign up for classes.

International Student Health Insurance Compliance Form - If not purchasing insurance with the Student Medical Insurance Plan (SMIP), you will need to have your health insurance representative submit this form.

Current Student Forms

Transcript Request Form - This form can be used to request an official transcript (at a cost of US$10 per copy) with the Office of the Registrar.

FERPA Waiver Request Form - This form is provided as a means for students to give the University of South Florida permission to discuss and/or disclose their academic records with someone other than themselves (i.e., with a parent, guardian, etc.).