Dates and Deadlines

First-Year
Fall early decision/
early action
Application Deadline November 1
FAFSA DEADLINE* November 1
Materials Deadline** November 19
Decision Notification Begins mid-December
Reply/Deposit Date (Early Decision) Feb 1
Reply/Deposit Date (Early Action) May 1
FALL REGULAR Decision
Application Deadline January 15
FAFSA DEADLINE* January 15
Materials Deadline** February 11
Decision Notification Begins mid-March
Reply/Deposit Date May 1
SPRING REGULAR Decision
Application Deadline November 1
FAFSA DEADLINE* FAFSA Upon Application for Admission
Institutional aid for those who apply after the deadline will be offered on a funds available basis.
*For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
**Please have all of your application materials (e.g. transcripts, letter of recommendation or test scores if you’re including them in your application) sent to USF by this date.
Transfers
fall regular Decision
APPLICATION PRIORITY DEADLINE January 1
REGULAR Application Deadline* March 1
FAFSA Deadline** March 1
Decision Notification Begins April 1
Reply/Deposit Date June 1
SPRING REGULAR Decision
Application Priority Deadline November 1
*Applications completed after the posted Regular Decision deadlines will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
**For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
Visiting Students
SEMESTER/SESSION ONLINE APPLICATION OPENS ONLINE APPLICATION CLOSES
FALL 2021 March 1, 2021 August 30, 2021
INTERSESSION 2022 October 1, 2021 January 4, 2022
SPRING 2022 October 1, 2021 January 28, 2022
SUMMER 2022 October 1, 2021 June 30, 2022

*Summer sessions vary in length: Session I is 12 weeks; II and III are 6 weeks; IV, V, VI, and VII are 3 weeks.
View the registration calendar to learn when registration begins and ends for each semester and session.