New Graduate Student Orientation

Save the date! New Graduate Student Orientation for Fall 2022 will be held on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19, 2022. 

Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies for all new students, Orientation brings together faculty, staff, and current students who will share information and advice to ease your transition and enrich your graduate experience at USF. Please make every effort to attend. A flexible schedule is designed to share important information across several topics.  

Registration Information  

All newly admitted graduate students will receive an email from the Office of Graduate Studies with information about registering for Graduate Student Orientation. We encourage you to register as soon as possible to reserve your space for the orientation sessions. A detailed schedule and link(s) will be subsequently emailed to you upon successful registration.

Please note that any virtual orientation sessions will be produced through Microsoft Teams, so you will be required to utilize your University of South Florida email address to access the sessions. Click here for further instruction on creating your USF NetID and email account.

All admitted students will be notified directly via email as soon as Fall 2022 details have been finalized.

tentative schedule

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Time Event
2:50 PM Student Introduction Videos
3:00 PM Welcome Program
4:10 PM Library Resources Overview
4:35 PM Breakout College Meetings with Librarians
5:30 PM Individual Chat with Campus Deans
Friday, August 19, 2022
Time Event
3:00 PM Financial Aid Session
4:00 PM Understanding Student Health Services
5:00 PM Breakout Session
5:50 PM Master's and Doctoral Student Panels
6:30 PM Virtual Social Engagement Opportunity

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Campus Tours

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