Welcome to INTO USF

We are glad you have chosen USF to develop your English skills, start your college career as an undergraduate student, or continue your education in graduate school. Our experienced staff and faculty are here to help you any time. We will do everything we can to make your time here a productive, enjoyable and successful learning experience. Be prepared to learn, have fun, meet new friends and experience all USF, Tampa and Florida has to offer!

Preparing to Come to Tampa and USF

Prior to arriving in the U.S., it is important to confirm your housing, send all necessary documents and apply for your visa. You can refer to the Welcome Guide for details on visas, documents, immunizations, etc. You can also reference the Community Resource guide, which has information on things to do, places to eat, local places of worship and more.

Download the Arrivals Checklist

With so much to do before departing, it's easy to forget something. The Arrivals Checklist, located on page 3 of the Welcome Guide, is an important tool in preparing for your trip. Please be sure to read it and complete everything on the checklist before you leave home. The checklist will help ensure that you have taken care of all the appropriate tasks and have the necessary paperwork for your travels.

Submit Immigration Information and Forms

After finalizing your application and submitting all required school and test documents, complete the necessary immigration steps. Click the links to the right to submit your documents to INTO USF.

Submit your Health Documents

All students at INTO USF must complete and submit the Medical History Form. Insurance meeting state regulations is required and will be added to all students' accounts unless a Compliance form is submitted and accepted prior to arrival. Please make sure the necessary forms are filled out and submitted before you arrive.

Who Will be Picking You Up at the Airport?

There are several options available for transportation from the airport. A family member or friend may meet you, you can take a hotel van, taxi or we can arrange transport to meet you at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation on campus. If you would like airport pick-up, please make sure to complete the Arrivals Request 72 hours before your arrival.