Field and Clinical Education

Internship Dates and Deadlines

See below for dates and times for internship orientations by program. If your program is not listed, contact your program faculty to find out when and where your orientation will be held.

Fall 2021 Internship Start Dates and Orientation Sessions
Program Orientation Date Internship Start Date
Early Childhood Education N/A N/A
Education, Elementary (St. Petersburg campus) August 6, 2021 August 10, 2021 or August 11, 2021 (start dates vary by host school district)
Education, Exceptional Student Education (St. Petersburg campus)

August 20, 2021

K-5 Interns: August 23, 2021

6-12 Interns: August 25, 2021

Elementary Education: Cohort

Final Internship: August 23, 2021

Level 1 Kick-Off: August 25, 2021

Final Internship: August 24, 2021

Level 1: September 15, 2021 (first day in the field)

Elementary Education: Master of Arts in Teaching Program

August 5, 2021
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

August 9, 2021
(Students will also participate in one required day of pre-planning according to their collaborating teacher's schedule)
Exceptional Student Education (Tampa campus)


Middle Grades Math: Helios STEM Residency July 21, 2021 August 10, 2021 (Students may participate in an optional pre-planning session)
Physical Education N/A N/A
Secondary Education (English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, Social Science) August 6, 2021 August 10, 2021

Below is a list of important dates and deadlines for the Fall 2021 semester. 

Fall 2021 Important Dates and Deadlines
Date/Deadline Event
September 20, 2021 Fall 2021 graduation application deadline
October 29, 2021 Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
December 3, 2021 Last day of Fall classes
December 10 - 13, 2021 USF commencement (tentative)

For additional important dates and deadlines, please visit the USF academic calendar.