Arrival & Orientation

Additional University Requirements

Attend a University Orientation

Undergraduate Students (First Year and Transfer) are required to attend GloBull Beginnings Week. Graduate Students should plan to attend the Graduate Orientation and may have additional program specific sessions. Contact your program coordinator for further information. INTO students (Academic English and Pathway Programs) should plan to attend their specific orientation programs.

Student Health Services

All international students are required to purchase health insurance that meets university and state guidelines. The insurance bill is posted to your OASIS student account along with tuition and fees. If you do not purchase the USF plan, you must provide proof of alternate insurance that meets the minimum criteria. All students are required to provide proof of immunization history.

USF Card

The USFCard is the official identification card of the University of South Florida. The USFCard is a multi-functional card with digitized photo and electronic identification and used as validation for departments to verify student and/or employee status. Visit the Card Center to obtain your USFCard.