2016 Tampa Events
Throughout Homecoming Week
While the Bulls football team prepares to take on East Carolina University, USF students engage in friendly competitions throughout Homecoming week to show their Bull pride and have some fun! Pre-registered teams of students will compete in a variety of activities. Check out the Student Team Competitions Handbook for the full schedule and more information!
Come cheer on the teams Monday at 8:00 pm at Magnolia Fields!
Monday, October 3, 5:30 pm - MSC Plaza
Join us as we kick off USF Homecoming! Come start the celebration of one of USF's biggest traditions.
Tuesday, October 4, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - MSC Plaza
Join the Center for Student Involvement outside the Marshall Student Center for this monthly tradition! Help us continue the spirit of Homecoming Week by coming out for fun activities, food, and refreshments.
Tuesday, October 4, Doors 8:00pm - Sun Dome
Join a few thousands of your closest Bull friends for some laughs at the annual Stampede Comedy Show! This event is free for USF students and the community. This year our opener and emcee will be USF Alum Jessica Michelle Singleton! Jessica will be followed by Ted Alexandro and our Headliner, Bret Morin! Brent is known for his Netflix series Undateable.
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - MSC Plaza
Come out for this weekly USF tradition hosted by the Marshall Student Center! Every Wednesday during the fall and spring semesters, vendors and student organizations set up tables and sell items or hand out information from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Tuesday, October 4, Time 12:00 - 1:00 pm - MSC Ballroom
Join the USF Alumni Association as we celebrate Homecoming and our USF Alumni who work at the University of South Florida. Space is limited so please let us know if you are coming. Check back to RSVP!
Wednesday, October 5, 8:30 pm - 12:00 am - MSC Ballroom
USF Homecoming invites you to join the Royal Court at the 2016 Homecoming Ball! Enjoy a night of refreshments, dancing, and celebration as we crown the USF Homecoming King and Queen!
Thursday, October 6, Time 6:00 pm reception, 7:00 pm Awards - MSC Ballroom
Join the University of South Florida and the Alumni Association as five recipients of the university's most prestigious awards are honored for their professional accomplishments and service to USF. Check your email to RSVP!
Thursday, October 6th, Doors 8:00 pm - USF Sun Dome
Get excited for one of the biggest parties of the year! This year the Homecoming Concert will feature Dreezy & 2 CHAINZ! You must have a ticket and USF ID to enter
- FREE student ticket registration will begin on Tuesday, September 27th. Students can purchase one guest ticket for $10 plus online fees. Click here to register!
- USF Faculty and Staff can register with a special code for $10 tickets plus online fees. Login to myUSF to view the code and click here to purchase!
- USF Alumni can register for a special $10 ticket plus online fees beginning on Thursday, September 29th. A special code will be sent via email. Click here to purchase!
- Tickets for the general public will open on Friday, September 30th and will be sold for $25 plus online fees. Click here to purchase!
Friday, October 7, 4:00 pm - 12:00 am - Sun Dome Parking Lot
Join us in the Sun Dome parking lot where you can enjoy plenty of rides, food, and performances by talented USF Students! There will be a variety of family-friendly and adult rides for all ages to enjoy! All rides are free and food will be available for purchase.
Welcome Home Party
Friday, October 7, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Gibbons Alumni Center Lawn
All USF alumni are welcome to come back and unite at this pre-parade party. Enjoy family-friendly games, music and dinner on us (until the food runs out). Beer will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs or blanket to enjoy watching the Running with the Bulls Parade. No cost or reservation needed to attend. Life Members of the Alumni Association will be rewarded with special treats as they enjoy prime parade-watching seats. Not a Life Member? Call 1-800-299-2855 to join today!
Friday, October 7, 6:45 pm
The Running of the Bulls Homecoming Parade is an event to remember. The parade will begin at 6:45pm on Holly Drive, drive down Maple, then right onto Alumni Drive! Come be a part of a USF tradition and support your favorite student organizations, local businesses, and USF departments! There will be watch parties and lots of fun along the route, so be sure to walk around! It's the perfect environment for families and students alike. To register a watch party click here!
Saturday, October 8, 12:00 pm
Raymond James Stadium
Head over to Raymond James Stadium to support your USF Bulls as they take on East Carolina! Click here to purchase tickets. Please note that Raymond James Stadium has changed their clear bag policy. Please click here for more information.