2016 Tampa Events


October 3


5:30 pm

MLK Plaza

Team Competitions: Flag Football & Tug-of-War

8:00 pm

Magnolia Fields


October 4

Patio Tuesday
11:00 am-1:00 pm
MLK Plaza

Working Bulls Luncheon
12:00-1:00 pm
MSC Ballroom
RSVP Required

Stampede Comedy Show Featuring Jessica Michelle Singleton, Ted Alexandro, & Headliner Brent Morin!

Doors: 8:00 pm

Sun Dome


October 5

Bull Market
9:00 am-4:00 pm
MSC Plaza

Homecoming Ball
8:30 pm-12:00 am
MSC Ballroom 


October 6

Alumni Awards Dinner & Celebration
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Awards
MSC Ballroom

USF Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa

7:00 pm

Corbett Stadium 

Homecoming Concert Featuring Dreezy & 2 CHAINZ

Doors: 8:00 pm

USF Sun Dome


October 7

Student Government Reunion

4:30-5:30 pm

Gibbons Alumni Center Courtyard

Welcome Home Watch Party
5:00-7:00 pm
Gibbons Alumni Center Lawn

Running of the Bulls Parade
6:45 pm

USF Women's Soccer vs. Tulsa

7:00 pm

Corbett Stadium

Carnival & Student Talent Showcase
4:00 pm-12:00 am
8:00 pm - John King Band

9:30 pm - Student Peformances
Sun Dome Parking Lot #carnival


October 8

USF Bulls Football vs. East Carolina
12:00 pm

Raymond James Stadium

Team Competitions

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.

Patio Tuesday

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. 

Stampede Comedy Show

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.

Bull Market

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.

Working Bulls Luncheon

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!

Homecoming Ball

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! 

Alumni Awards Dinner & Celebration

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!

Homecoming Concert

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

 Carnival and Student Talent Showcase

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!

Running of the Bulls Parade

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!

USF Bulls Football vs. East Carolina

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.