Follow the steps below to secure your spot at USFSM.

Time is Running Out!


Posted: May 17, 2016

Time is running out for you to be a part of the Fall 2016 incoming freshman class at USF Sarasota-Manatee! You only have a few more steps to secure your place for the fall semester.

Please follow the checklist below, and if you have any questions contact the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid by phone at (941) 359-4330 or by email at

Next Steps to Admission!

Step 1Obtain your NetID and make sure you can log in to your USF email account. You will need your U#. Be sure to start checking your USF email regularly, to stay current with all communications being sent by the University.

Step 2: Submit your Admissions Deposit online through OASIS (Use your NETID as a login) to secure your spot for the Fall.

Step 3: Register for your Orientation Session by clicking on the link below:


  • You will receive a receipt of registration at your email address within two business days of your registration submission.
  • Make sure your home campus is USF Sarasota-Manatee. Only USF Sarasota-Manatee students can fulfill their Orientation requirement on the Sarasota-Manatee campus.
  • Make sure you have been admitted for the upcoming term.
  • If you need to update your campus or admissions term (term of entry), please fill out an Application Update Form and fax or email it to USF Sarasota-Manatee Admissions at 941-359-4236 or

Step 4: Submit the required immunization information.

Step 5: Attend your Orientation.  Arrive about a half an hour prior to the start of your session to check in.  Plan to spend the day on campus learning USFSM policies and procedures and meeting with your advisor in order to plan your first semester schedule.

Step 6:  Register for courses! You will register for your first semester courses towards the end of the Orientation.  Advising and registration staff will be on hand to help.

Step 7:  USFSM welcomes you to campus! – If you will be enrolling in the Fall, plan to attend the Freshman Welcome Event.  All incoming Freshmen attend a full day of activities and fun just prior to the start of the Fall term.  You will interact with your classmates and really begin your USFSM experience!

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