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Information for Incoming Honors Students

Please carefully review the information on this site to make sure you understand all the possibilities. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Please take the following steps to ensure that your place in the Honors College is reserved.

  • Click on the button at bottom of this page.
  • Carefully complete the New Student Information Form (NSIF) and verify any preloaded information contained on the form.
  • Click the Submit button.  You will receive an email confirmation.

Once again, congratulations on your academic achievement.  We look forward to working with you in the years ahead.

Please note that admission to the USF Honors College is by invitation only. The general requirements for acceptance are:

  • A weighted High School GPA of 3.8 or greater (as calculated by USF)

  • A Composite SAT score of 1300 or greater OR an ACT score of 29 or greater

If you do not meet these criteria but are still interested in the Honors College please call the office at (813) 974-3087 for additional information.

Note: Once you begin the application you will not be able to save your progress if you leave. The form should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

You will need the following information:

  • USF ID # (Included in the email confirmation of your application)
  • Date of Birth
  • Phone # (The # where you are most accessible)
  • Current Email Address (All correspondences will be through email)
  • High School Graduation Date
  • Scholarships you have been awarded to date
  • Anticipated Major
  • Courses taken during senior year
  • Courses taken in which you may receive college credit

If you experience difficulties during the application process please contact the web administrator.

IMPORTANT FOR NEW STUDENTS STARTING IN 2016 AND UP: Please use the link provided to you in your Honors Invitation Email to access the new application form! If you no longer have this email or have a different problem accessing the form, please contact us.

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