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 University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus through intentional and specific programming for first year students, transfer students, international students and their families. 

New undergraduate students are required to pay a $35 fee to attend New Student Orientation upon making a reservation. Additional charges of up to $50 may apply for families and guests who choose to attend New Student Orientation. If you’re experiencing financial difficulties, please contact us at 

Please note: Overnight accommodations are not available for the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus Orientation experience.

Summer and Fall 2023 Orientation dates are now available for reservation! Reserve your seat for orientation below!

Orientation Reservation Portal

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office by emailing us at or by calling (941) 359-4342.