First Year Student Orientation

Important Dates

The University of South Florida is committed to providing all incoming students the resources to be successful as they enter the university setting. We strive to provide excellent student experiences and knowledge about the University of South Florida (USF) by way of intentional and specific programming for first year students, transfer students, international students, and their families. Our Orientations are designed with these goals in mind.

There is a $35 Orientation fee that helps cover the costs of providing the full Orientation experience to students, familities, and guests, including facility rentals, meals, staffing and necessary services and expenses to ensure a successful start.

Spring 2023 Orientation Dates

Orientation reservations for Spring 2023 will open on Monday, October 19th. Please review the following First-Year Orientation dates for Spring 2023 Admitted Students below:

  • Wednesday, December 16th; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 4th; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office by emailing or by calling 941-359-4323.