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Orientation Schedule

2015 International Student Orientation:

  • Friday, August 21: Graduate Student Orientation
  • Saturday, August 22: Undergraduate Student Orientation
More details on the International Student and Scholar Services site ยป

2015 New Student Orientation: August 22 - August 24

  • Student Orientation Schedule
    • Saturday, August 22
      • 8:00 am - 4:30 am: Move-in (at assigned residence hall and time)
      • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Off-Campus Student Check-in
      • 4:30 pm - 7:15 pm: Off-Campus Student Program (includes dinner)
      • 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm: Dinner with Family and Friends
      • 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm: Community Group Meeting #1
      • 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Orientation Kick-Off Event
    • Sunday, August 23
      • 9:30 am - 10:30 am: Welcome Mass
      • 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Brunch
      • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Don's Fest Resource Fair
      • 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm: Essential Workshop Series
      • 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm: New Student Convocation  
      • 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm: Class Photo
      • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner With Family and Friends 
      • 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm: New Student Dance
    • Monday, August 24
      • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Registration and Advising Assistance 
      • 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Community Group Meeting #2 
      • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Talk About It
      • 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm: Lunch with Friends
      • 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm: Academic Resources and Orientation to Your Major
      • 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm: USF Community Welcome: Mass of the Holy Spirit and Barbecue
      • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Transfer Student Program (for transfer students only - includes dinner)
      • 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm: Community Group Meeting #3
      • 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm: Koret Night
      • 9:15 pm - 10:30 pm: Hypnotist Show
  • Parent and Family Orientation Schedule
    • Saturday, August 22
      • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Keeping Your Student on Track: Overview of Support and Resources
      • 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm: Dinner with Your New Student
    • Sunday, August 23
      • 9:30 am - 10:30 am: Welcome Mass
      • 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Brunch
      • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Don's Fest Resource Fair
      • 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm: Essential Workshop Series
      • 3:00 pm  - 4:15 pm: New Student Convocation
      • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner with Your New Student and Friends

For detailed orientation and disability accommodation request information, please email our office at orientation@usfca.edu

NSO Kick Off