New Student Checklist - First Year Students

Summer 2018 Admitted First Year Student Checklist

 

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.

3. Confirm your Residency Status

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

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 2018 term, you will need to complete two FAFSAs:

Remember to submit your FAFSA before the January 1 priority deadline to be considered for the most types of aid possible. 

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 January 15. 

6. Pay Admissions Deposit

In order to secure your spot for summer 2018, please pay your deposit no later than May 1, 2018. To make your payment:

7. Submit your Immunization Records and Medical History

Submit your immunization records and medical history so you can register for orientation, apply for campus housing, and register for courses.

    1. Upload missing immunization records to the Admissions Portal
    2. Verify in OASIS that documents have been received and holds have been cleared 
    3. Allow 3-7 days for processing of pending items

8. Apply for Housing and Meal Plan

Now comes the fun part.

9. Register for Orientation 

Orientation is your opportunity to experience what it's like to be a USF student, both inside and outside of the classroom. Registration opens in March and attendance is required. 

10. Select your On-Campus Room

Be sure to select your room from mid-March through June 1. After June, the Housing & Residential Education team will provide the best available option based on your room preferences.

11. Submit Final Transcripts, Test Scores and Exam Credits

Once you receive your final high school and dual enrollment transcripts with final grades and graduation date(s), submit them to the Office of Admissions. You must submit these documents before your first day of classes.

12. Connect with Your Peers

Meet your new classmates before setting foot on campus!

 

You have completed your first steps to become a USF Bull. Check out your next set of steps to ensure you are prepared to start classes.