Welcome to USF Sarasota-Manatee!

Now that you have been admitted, your next step is to sign up for an Orientation session.
Completion of Orientation is mandatory for all newly admitted undergraduate students.

Orientation Consists of Two Sections:


Updates from our Office:

The University of South Florida (USF) and the Orientation Office continue to monitor the concerns related to COVID- 19 (coronavirus). We are taking the necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. For the latest updates on how USF is responding to the coronavirus threat, visit our website.

USF Sarasota - Manatee and the Orientation Office will continue to prepare students and families for their transition into the Bull’s community. The Orientation team has made the difficult decision to move Summer & Fall Orientation sessions to a virtual format. More information will be communicated as we navigate this process

If you originally planned to have a guest attend Orientation, but they are no longer interested: Please email Bart Stucker at bstucker@sar.usf.edu so we may issue a refund.

Should you have questions or need assistance, please contact us. In order to receive the most timely and effective communication, we request that you email us and provide your University ID # in the body of the email.

Undergraduate Students
(941) 359-4330, M-F 8am-5pm EST

 Please note:  The Orientation Office’s physical location is currently closed. However, we will continue to monitor all calls and emails from our remote workspace.

USF Tampa Orientation: Email: myorientation@usf.edu Phone: (813) 974-3060

USF St. Petersburg Orientation: For more information about Orientation at USF St.Petersburg, please contact orientation@usfsp.edu or (727)873-4754