New Student Orientation Requirements

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The College of Public Health (COPH) Orientation is held at the beginning of Fall semester for all graduate students admitted during that year. The program is designed to provide specific information about the College's resources and degree requirements, and is an opportunity to meet the faculty, staff and students who will assist you throughout your studies.

Fall 2013 COPH Orientation:

If you were admitted to a graduate degree program in Summer 2013 or Fall 2013, and are attending classes on the Tampa campus, you are required to attend the orientation on August 22-23, 2013. During orientation, you will receive information about requirements that you must meet in order to register for classes. If you do not fulfill all of these requirements, you will not be able to enroll.

The event is held at the College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, 33612.

If you have not purchased a USF parking tag, please purchase a pass for the day at the vending machine in the student parking area in front of the college. The cost is $5 for the day.

Please mark your calendar for this important event.

Event Documents:

Graduate Student Orientation:

The University of South Florida Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) holds a new student orientation in the Fall semester; this is not related to the COPH Orientation. Please refer to the GPSC Web Site for more information:

Orientation Agenda:

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Contact Information:

If you have questions about the College Orientation, please contact the College of Public Health Academic and Student Affairs Office - phone: (813) 974-6505 or Wanda Martinez at

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