About Us

Purpose & Impact

Guiding Purpose

New Student Connections exists to create and support shared experiences that connect students to the USF campus and to one another. The programs that New Student Connections and other organizations offer facilitate these shared experiences, which help students start their college career on the right foot. NSC thrives on student success and creating an easy, fun transition into the Bull lifestyle.

Major Accomplishments

Explore these reports to learn more about the work of our office over the past years.

Program Impact

Our research has found that students who are active and engaged with New Student Connections during their first semester are more likely to succeed in their courses, seek and gain leadership positions on campus, and remain involved in student clubs and organizations.

NSC In the News

We hope you enjoy these articles that showcase the work of our department.

Student Affairs and Student Success

New Student Connections reports through the New Student Persistence team in the Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGS). Within UGS, the staff strides to enrich the undergraduate experience by offering a wide array of programs, resources, and services.