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Graduate and Doctoral Students

Online Registration Instructions
Graduate Registration Access Times

Welcome to USF!

School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Professions, and School of Management


New Students

New graduate and doctoral students should consult their school/college for orientation dates for their specific program.

Continuing Students

Approximately three weeks before Continuing Student Registration begins, continuing students receive a registration notice via their USFconnect email. This notice provides pertinent information regarding the registration calendar, payment dates, registration holds, and registration access times.

Registration for Intersession 2015 and Spring 2015 begins Monday, November 3, 2014.

Doctoral and Graduate Summer and Fall Schedule:

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 (Begins 8:30 a.m.): College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (Begins 8:30 a.m.): School of Education
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (Begins 8:30 a.m.): School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014: School of Management (MBA Students by registration access time only)


Some continuing students may have advising holds placed. Those students must see their advisers in order to clear the hold. Even students without holds are still encouraged to meet with their advisers to discuss their registration and their progress towards a degree.

Important Note:
Dates, course offerings, and other contents are subject to change.

Important Dates & Deadlines*

Intersession 2015:
November 3, 2014:
Summer Continuing Graduate and Doctoral Student Registration begins (Please refer to Registration Schedule above).
January 2, 2015: Tuition due date for Intersession. Methods of Payment.
Intersession classes begin.
January 5, 2015: Last day to drop with a 100% refund for Intersession.
January 23, 2015: Classes/Exams End.

Spring 2015:

November 3, 2014: Fall 2014: Continuing Graduate and Doctoral  Student Registration begins (Please refer to Registration Schedule above).
January 2, 2015: Tuition due date for Spring.  Methods of Payment.
January 26, 2015: Spring classes begin.
January 30, 2015: Last day to add online for Spring.
February 13, 2015:  Last Day to Drop with a 100% Refund for Spring. (Note: Refund dates may vary by course.  For more information on a specific course refund date, please visit the Class Schedule.)
April 13, 2015: Last day to drop courses or withdraw for Spring.
May 14, 2015: Last day of Spring classes.
May 16 - 21, 2015: Final exams.
May 21, 2015: Commencement Mass
May 21 - 23, 2015.  Commencement Exercises. 

*Always consult the University Academic Calendar for the complete list of relevant semesters dates.