Admitted Student Checklist
Verify NetID & Personal Information
We want to stay in touch! If you haven’t already done so, visit my.usf.edu 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.
Review Admission Criteria for Your College
If you are a transfer student admitted to the university who is seeking entry into one of the following colleges, we recommend you review the admission criteria for your intended academic program.
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.
Sign Up for Housing & Meal Plan
Housing assignments are made based on the date of a completed housing application. To ensure you receive your preferred housing assignment, do not delay!
Register for Orientation
Once you have activated your NetID and paid your admissions deposit, you may register for Glo-Bull Start International Transfer Orientation. This required program includes your Orientation session and other events from International Services. During this program you will be able to register for your courses.
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 the Student Health Insurance Compliance Form prior to the start of the semester. Florida law requires all international students to have medical insurance. Medical insurance
Submit Final Academic Credentials
You must submit official academic credentials (transcripts, diploma, and external exam results) before or upon arrival at USF. If you have IB credit, you also must provide an official IB transcript from IBO. You can check on the status of your final credentials on your Oasis account.
Review Your Tuition & Fees
USF does not mail tuition bills. Once you are registered for classes, check your tuition due at my.usf.edu. 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.
Connect with Classmates
Join the International Admissions Facebook page and the New Student Network. Be sure to attend Week of Welcome (WOW). It’s jam-packed with exciting events that make students feel connected to the campus community.