New Students

COMPASS Student Experience is a space at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus that intentionally has programs and initiatives created for first, second, and transfer students. Each of these experiences provides unique support and transitional support to guide you through your journey.

First-Year Experience

Throughout your time at the USF St. Petersburg campus, our office will be offering a variety of programming options that promote student success and help with navigating the transition to college.

Second-Year Experience

#usfspMORE is what we believe every second-year student should experience! We want you to make the most out of your experience, have MORE fun, and enjoy all the resources available to you.

Transfer Experience

Signature programs provide an opportunity for students to connect with peers and the USF St. Petersburg campus community. Our signature programs include Transfer Connection, Transfer Peer Coaches, Transfer Newsletter, and more!

Meet the Peer Coaches

Each incoming first-year student and transfer student will be paired with a Peer Coach that can help them navigate their first year here at USF St. Petersburg campus. Meet them here!

Apply to be a Peer Coach

Each year, we look for passionate and dedicated undergraduate student leaders to join our team and help transition new students.