Arrival at USF

Nearly all flights into the Tampa Bay area arrive at Tampa International Airport. Although there is another airport in the vicinity (St. Petersburg - Clearwater Airport), the number of airlines and flights serving that airport are very limited. For international students, free transportation from the Tampa airport to St. Petersburg can be arranged in advance by contacting Friends International. You must arrange this transportation prior to your departure from your home country.

Prior to your arrival at USF, we encourage you to contact one of our international students in the College of Marine Science. You can send a general e-mail to or contact one of our office with any questions you might have