Registration for Spring Commencement will begin on January 9, 2017.


Friday, May 5, 2017

9 a.m. ceremony - College of Arts and Sciences, Bachelor's - only from these departments: Anthropology, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Communication, Economics, English, Geosciences (Geology, Geography and Environmental Science and Policy), School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (Africana Studies, Political Science, International Studies).

1:30 p.m. ceremony - College of Arts and Sciences, Bachelor's - only from these departments: History, Humanities and Cultural Studies, School of Information (Health Sciences), Mass Communications, Mathematics & Statistics, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages

6:00 p.m. ceremony - USF Health Ceremony - Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing and Public Health - Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral

Saturday, May 6, 2017

9 a.m. ceremony - College of Business and College of Engineering - Bachelor's

1:30 p.m. ceremony - Colleges of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Education, Undergraduate Studies, The Arts - Bachelor's

6:00 p.m. ceremony - Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Behavioral and Community Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Global Sustainability, Graduate Studies, Marine Science, The Arts - Masters, Master of Fine Arts, Education Specialist and Doctoral


USF Sun Dome


No Tickets are required


90 minutes prior to each ceremony


There is no charge for parking and no permit is required during commencement


Approximately 90 minutes



Friday, February 3, 2017

Deadline to apply to graduate through your college advising office

Friday, March 10, 2017

Outstanding Graduate application deadline

Tuesday, March 7 - Thursday, March 9

Grad Stampede at the USF Bookstore

Friday, March 10


Deadline to order Honor Sash

Monday, April 24


Regalia pick up and sales at the USF Bookstore


Friday, April 28


Deadline to register for Commencement ceremony