Summer ACE

USF Summer ACE Next Steps

ACE Next Steps

Summer ACE is excited to be bring our students continued benefits online this summer.  This website has been updated to reflect the new online requirement in response to the university’s continued monitoring of COVID-19.  Last edits to this page occurred on April 7, 2020. 

We are excited that you have decided to start your career at the University of South Florida with the 2020 Summer ACE Program.  To help you accomplish your transition into USF, we will be using this website and Canvas to guide you through the enrollment process. Canvas is USF's online learning portal that houses the university's online courses.  After you deposit, students will be invited to the ACE Canvas course that will walk you through your next steps for enrollment and help students to start getting engaged with campus and other students.  Within the Canvas course you will be able to reach our professional and student teams, as well as interact with your professors.

Please access this link to to USF's MyBullsPath to see the steps ahead and learn information about depositing and moving forward.  

1. ACTIVATE YOUR NETID AND USF EMAIL ADDRESS

If you haven’t already, activate your NetID and check your USF email address regularly. Your USF email is used by all university offices for all official communication.

2. VERIFY YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION

Update your contact information to ensure that you receive critical information from USF.

  • Sign in to myUSF and navigate to OASIS (Online Access Student Information System)
  • Navigate to “Personal Information”
  • Verify that your address, telephone number and email addresses are current
  • Complete the Summer ACE 2020 Contact Information Form

3. CONFIRM YOUR RESIDENCY STATUS

Confirm your status is accurate to ensure you will be charged the correct tuition rate.

  • Sign in to myUSF and navigate to OASIS (Online Access Student Information System)
  • Navigate to “Personal Information”
  • Confirm that your residency status is correct by reviewing our Residency Information for Freshmen (See the items you can provide to show proof of residency and what qualifies you as a resident)
  • If your residency status is wrong, email your admissions recruiter or call 813-974-3350. Also, please alert the Summer ACE office that you are in the process of working with admissions on residency via email or call 855-456-0649.

4. SUBMIT THE FAFSA

Need financial aid? You will need to submit your Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all financial aid and scholarships. Since you have been admitted for the Summer 2020 term, you will need to complete two FAFSAs:

  • To receive aid for the Summer 2020 semester, complete the 2019-20 FAFSA by June 2020
  • To receive aid for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA

Remember to submit both FAFSAs before the Jan. 1, 2020 priority deadline to be considered for the most types of aid possible. The final deadline to submit your FAFSAs is June 30, 2020.

5. EXPLORE USF SCHOLARSHIPS

Check out additional scholarship opportunities offered by USF. To be considered for the most aid possible, submit your scholarship application before Feb. 1.

6. PAY ADMISSIONS DEPOSIT

In order to secure your spot for the Summer ACE program, please pay your deposit no later than May 1. To make your payment:

  • Sign in to myUSF and navigate to OASIS (Online Access Student Information System)
  • Navigate to “Admissions”
  • Pay $200 non-refundable deposit

7. ENROLL IN THE ACE 2020 CANVAS COURSE AT MYUSF

Canvas is the dashboard for online courses at USF. ACE has created a course to help you walk through your next steps from now through the duration of the program. You will receive an email invitation after you submit your Admissions deposit. Your first assignment is to select your ACE 2020 course.

The ACE Onboarding Canvas Course will carefully walk students through all next steps specific to ACE after the point of the Admissions Deposit, including recommendations for Orientation registration, Housing or Commuting selections and related applications, Immunizations, Course Registrations for the Summer ACE program, the Study Away Application (ACE books all plane tickets and study away logistics on the students behalf), etc.

8. SUBMIT YOUR IMMUNIZATION RECORDS AND MEDICAL HISTORY

Submit your immunization records and medical history so you can select your on-campus housing and register for courses. A guardian’s signature must be included if you are under 17 years of age.

  • Check OASIS to determine which records are on file
  • Complete any pending items and tasks:
    • Upload missing Immunization Records to the Admissions Portal
    • Verify in OASIS that documents have been received and holds have been cleared
    • Allow 3-7 days for processing of pending items
  • Course registration can only occur once all tasks are completed