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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Spring Semester Update: Course Schedule and a Change to Spring Break (10/5)

Dear Student,

With the health and wellbeing of our students, faculty, and staff remaining our highest priority during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of South Florida is taking early actions to help you prepare for the spring 2021 semester across all campuses. 

  • The course schedule is now available for viewing so you can begin planning your spring semester schedule USF is planning to deliver a comprehensive and robust class schedule, including expanded in-classroom and hybrid courses on-campus along with quality online options to provide continued flexibility, allowing you to plan a schedule that best meets your needs.  Please be sure to check the class schedule frequently as changes will continue throughout the registration process. Learn more about the course options available to you.
  • Your registration time is also now available in OASIS;spring 2021 registration will open on November 2, 2020
  • Course waitlist functionality has been expanded. During registration, and after a course section has reached its maximum enrollment limit, the waitlist option will become available. For more information, visit the waistlist page.
  • Spring break has been moved from March 15-21 to April 12-18, 2021. The remaining two weeks of instruction and finals will be delivered remotely. Please note, this will not affect the previously approved start (Jan. 11, 2021) and end (May 6, 2021) dates of USF’s spring 2021 semester.
  • Campus housing applications are now open. As you plan your spring, consider on-campus housing for convenient access to the library, quiet study spaces, reliable internet connectivity, friends/classmates, and all the other beneficial resources of USF’s campuses. Explore your spring 2021 housing options on the Tampa or St. Petersburg campuses.

You are strongly encouraged to make an appointment and meet with your academic advisor before registration opens to discuss your spring courses to ensure your continued academic progression and success. Also, please be sure to check Oasis to clear any holds between now and registration so you are not delayed in registering. 

USF is working diligently to offer you every opportunity to remain on a timely path to graduation while assuring your health and wellbeing. We are looking forward to supporting your continued academic progress during spring 2021.


Paul Dosal, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student Success
University of South Florida

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The University of South Florida continues to closely monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority as university leaders work closely with local, state and federal agencies to share the most updated information.