Welcome to USF Sarasota-Manatee! Your next few years are going to be filled with fun, friendship, challenges, knowledge and success. You’ll gain the skills to make a difference in your area of study and the community, but you won’t have to do it alone. We’ll be here to help you every step of the way.

Attending an orientation is required for every incoming student – it’s too important to miss! Orientation will give you a chance to connect with fellow incoming students, register for classes, learn about financial aid information specific to USF Sarasota-Manatee and get to know faculty and staff.

First Year Student Orientation

Learn how to register for your on-campus orientation session and more.

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Transfer Orientation

 Learn how to register for your orientation session and more.

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Family & Guests

Bringing along a guest or two? Learn more about what your party can expect during orientation.

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About Us

Learn more about the mission and goals of your USFSM Orientation program.

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Orientation FAQ

Have your most frequently asked questions about orientation answered!

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