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Recorded Live Events
Dons Prepare: Choosing a Major (October 14)
Our Career Services Center and the Center for Academic and Student Achievement are here to help you choose majors and minors that fit your interests and goals. Learn how to build an academic plan, explore different careers, and set yourself up for a valuable college experience.
Honestly: A Conversation (October 8)
This year has been unlike any other, and our admission process reflects adjustments we’ve made to help you through this process. Learn about what we’re looking in applicants this year, plus answers to your questions about academics and student life.
Dons Prepare: Financial Aid (October 7)
Every year, the majority of USF students receive some form of financial aid. Hear from our Financial Aid team about the different kinds of aid you may be eligible for (for all colleges, not just USF) and how to apply.
Student Panel III (October 6)
The energy was high in our student panel with Orlando, Jeremy, Sunshine, and Jacqueline as they talked about our incredible student community, classes, and our location in the center of San Francisco.
Dons Prepare: The Essay (September 30)
Writing a personal statement is unlike any essay you may have written in school. Learn how to choose a topic (and what topics to avoid) when writing your personal statement and supplemental essays.
Dons Prepare: The Common App (September 23)
We had technical difficulties recording this one — sorry! Please check out the slides from our presentation, and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the Common App.
Dons Prepare: The Interview (September 16)
April Crabtree, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Admission, walks through different kinds of admission interviews, how to prepare for them, and best practices for both in-person and virtual interviews.
Student Panel II (September 15)
Meet Andrea, Keanna, Karina, and Orlando (Majors: Sociology, Psychology, Communication Studies, and Marketing).
Student Panel I (September 1)
Hear from Jacqueline, Norman, Gloria, and Leo (Majors: Advertising, Nursing, International Business, and Economics and Design) about living on and off campus, how they found their community, their favorite boba in SF, and more.
This webinar was held live on Sunday, April 19 and hosted by Lori Prince, Associate Director of Financial Aid. Topics covered include the cost of attendance, how to ensure you're applying for as much aid as possible, types of loans, and a financial aid Q&A.
Monica Doblado, program manager of the Honors College, discusses the curriculum and opportunities in the Honors College, and how you can be a part of it (all majors are eligible to apply!).
Student Leadership and Engagement (SLE)
Rich Dillon and César Delgadillo, associate directors at SLE, discuss how to enhance your college experience outside the classroom. Learn about our student organizations (including student government), Greek Life, and leadership development programs.
On & Off Campus Housing
This event was hosted live on Friday, April 17 and covers first-year housing, Living Learning Communities, and resources for off campus living. You'll also hear from Terrell Clarke, an admission counselor and 2018 USF alumnus, who shares his experience being a Resident Advisor (RA).
International Student Webinar
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Hear directly from the ISSS office on how they can ease your transition to the United States, help you with any visa questions, and connect you with the international student community.
CASA (Center for Academic and Student Achievement)
Meet Shona Milazo, Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Student Academic Services. She'll tell you how your Academic Success Coach will help you succeed in and out of the classroom, direct you to campus resources, and keep you on track to graduate.
CASA - International Students (Center for Academic and Student Achievement)
All students, including international students, have their own Academic Success Coach. Shona Milazo, Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Student Academic Services, explains how your coach will help you succeed in and out of the classroom, direct you to campus resources, and keep you on track to graduate.
Alex Hochman, senior director of the Career Services Center shares how we'll put you on a path to professional success starting from your first year at USF. Our tools and resources will help you communicate professionally, sharpen your LinkedIn profile, prepare for interviews, land an internship or job, and more.
Julie Dowd, director of University Ministry (UM) talks about living the Jesuit mission and how to take part in UM programs including immersion trips, student organizations, and social events.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program
Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, including our curriculum, clinical rotations, and our distinctive Jesuit approach to patient-centered care. Presented by Stacey Kohut, department supervisor for pre-licensure programs at the School of Nursing and Health Professions.
Han Rex, ROTC scholarship and enrollment officer, discusses the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program that prepares you to become an officer in the U.S. Military.
The Cultural Centers include the Intercultural Center and the Gender and Sexuality Center, joined by values of community, empowerment, intersectionality, growth, and solidarity. Both are spaces on campus for students to hang out and run programming for different organizations.
Learn what to expect in USF’s engineering program, including our approach to being an empathetic thinker and designer, the three engineering concentrations, and our project-based curriculum that will give you the practical and technical skills to succeed as an engineer.
Did you know that you can use your financial aid and earn class credit for USF-sponsored study abroad programs? If you’re interested in exploring other parts of the world, make sure you know about USF’s study abroad opportunities, including internships and research abroad.