Campus Life

USF Welcomes New Students

by Mary McInerney, USF News

The undergraduate Class of 2027 will soon arrive on campus.

This class comprises 1,140 students from 51 states and territories and 61 countries. Thirty-four percent identify as first-generation college students.

Move-in day is Aug. 12. First-year student orientation runs from Aug. 12–21. Family orientation runs on Aug. 12 and 13. Here’s the orientation schedule.

All new first-year and transfer students are required to attend orientation. Register here.

For transfer students, move-in day is Aug. 19 and orientation is Aug. 20–21. Transfer family orientation is Aug. 20.

Welcome Back Fest is Aug. 21, outside the University Center from 11:30 a.m. –12:45 p.m. This event gives students a chance to check out the programs and resources at USF.

Weeks of Welcome, the first two weeks of class, offer students activities including a San Francisco Giants game and boating at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park. These are free trips for first-year and transfer students. New this year: a watercolor class by the bay. Here’s the schedule.

The first day of classes is Aug. 22.