New Student Checklist - Transfer Students

Spring 2019 Admitted Transfer 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

Please take a moment to update your contact information to ensure that you receive critical information from USF.

  • Sign in to myUSF and navigate to OASIS (Online Access Student Information System)
  • Navigate to "Personal Information"
  • Verify that your address, telephone number and email addresses are current
  • Check your residency status to ensure you are charged the correct tuition rate

3. Confirm Your Residency Status

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

  • Sign in to myUSF and navigate to OASIS (Online Access Student Information System)
  • Navigate to "Personal Information"
  • Confirm that your residency status is correct
  • If your residency status is wrong, email your admissions recruiter or call 813-974-3350

4. Submit the FAFSA

Need financial aid? You will need to submit your Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA) before the January 1 priority deadline to be considered for the most types of aid possible. To receive aid for Spring 2019 and Summer 2019, complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

5. Submit Your Immunization Records and Medical History

We need to receive your immunization records and medical history before you can register for orientation, select campus housing and register for courses.

  • Check OASIS to determine which records are on file
  • Complete any pending items and tasks
    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
  • Holds will be cleared once all tasks are completed

6. Apply for Housing and Meal Plan

7. 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 October 2018 and attendance is required.

8. Check Your On-Campus Room Assignment

The Housing & Residential Education team will provide the best available option based on your room preferences.

  • You must have completed your housing application and registered for orientation to receive a housing assignment

9. Submit Final Transcripts, Test Scores and Exam Credits

Once you receive your final transcripts, please submit them to the Office of Admissions. You must submit these documents before the end of your first semester.

10. Connect With Your Peers

Meet your new classmates before setting foot on campus!

  • Search Facebook for the USF Class of page that matches your anticipated date of graduation
  • Connect with peers who have similar interests through New Student Connections

Once you finish this enrollment checklist, you have completed your first steps to become a USF Bull. Check out the Path to Arrival Checklist to ensure you are prepared to start classes.