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New Student Orientation Schedule

January 17-18
On-Campus Business (as needed)

9:00am-5:00pm

Make-Up Registration and Webtrack
Center for Academic and Student Achievement (CASA), University Center 1st Floor

One Card
Lone Mountain 130

One Stop (Financial Aid, Registrar, Records)
Lone Mountain 251

Transfer Admissions
Lone Mountain 200

Friday, January 18

New Student Orientation

Immunization Clinic

8:00am-1:30pm
University Center 504

Student Schedule

9:00-9:30am
Check In for New Students
McLaren Lobby

Begin by checking in to receive your orientation materials

9:30-10:15am

Welcome Session
McLaren Complex

USF welcomes new students and families to the university and introduces our mission and values. During this interactive session, you will learn how to get actively engaged in your Jesuit education.

10:15-11:15am

We Are USF
McLaren Complex

USF offers students the opportunity to live and learn in one of the most culturally diverse campuses in the country. At this event, a panel of current students will discuss the experiences that shaped and changed their identity while at USF. New students will learn about cultural diversity at USF and meet some of our dynamic students.

11:15am-11:45am

Student Rights and Responsibilities
McLaren Complex

Learn about your rights and responsibilities related to financial aid and student accounts.

11:45-12:00pm

Introducing the Center for Academic and Student Achievement (CASA)
McLaren Complex

Meet the CASA staff and learn about the resources they provide to support student success.

12:00-1:15pm

Student Lunch & Don’s Fest Resource Fair
University Center, 1st Floor

Join us for lunch at the Crossroads Café and a resource fair where many departments will be on hand to answer your questions and help you get involved!

1:30-5:00pm

Orientation to Your Major
(Duration will vary depending on your major.)

Arts and Sciences - McLaren 250
Business - McLaren 252
Nursing - Cowell Hall 107

Join the faculty of your college/school for a personalized welcome and introduction to your academic career, including an orientation to your major. Key faculty and staff will introduce themselves and guide you through essential information about your specific academic major/program, including a section for all undeclared majors.

3:30-4:15pm

Campus Tour (optional)
Meet in McLaren Lobby

4:30-5:00pm

Library Tour (optional)
Gleeson Library

4:30-6:00pm

Transfer Student Reception
University Center 4th Floor Lounge

Network with fellow transfer students with food, music, and fun!