Welcome to INTO USF

We are glad you have chosen USF to develop your English skills, start your college career as an undergraduate student, or continue your education in graduate school. Our experienced staff and faculty are here to help you any time. We will do everything we can to make your time here a productive, enjoyable and successful learning experience. Be prepared to learn, have fun, meet new friends and experience all USF, Tampa and Florida has to offer!

Preparing to Come to Tampa and USF

Prior to arriving in the U.S., it is important to confirm your housing, send all necessary documents and apply for your visa. You can refer to the Welcome Guide for details on visas, documents, immunizations, etc. You can also reference the Community Resource guide, which has information on things to do, places to eat, local places of worship and more.

Download the Welcome Guide

With so much to do before departing, it's easy to forget something. Download to the welcome guide so you can ensure you have everything taken care of before you leave home.

Who Will be Picking You Up at the Airport?

There are several options available for transportation from the airport. A family member or friend may meet you, you can take a hotel van, taxi or we can arrange transport to meet you at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation on campus. If you would like airport pick-up, please make sure to complete the Arrivals Request 72 hours before your arrival.