Family Events

Family & Friends Weekend

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Thank you for your interest in Family & Friends Weekend. Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available on Friday, October 13 (11:00am-6:00pm) and Saturday, October 14 (9:00am-12:00pm) during Check-in and Registration in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.



2017 Planning Guide: The Planning Guide assists family members and friends in planning their experience for Family & Friends Weekend. To view this document, please click here.

You can review Schedule of Events by clicking here.

Cost of Attendance: Adults $30; Youth (10 & under) $15; USF Students $15
Please note that a USF student registration is required in order to participate in the weekend.
Included in your registration cost:
  • Events for students, family, and friends to choose from
  • Canoeing & Kayaking at Riverfront Park
  • Parking on campus
  • Family Welcome Bag
  • Signature Family & Friends Weekend T-shirt

Arrival Information
We encourage family members and friends to arrive on Friday morning in order to take full advantage of all of the events being offered throughout the weekend.

Travel, Accommodations, and Meals
Guests participating in the weekend are responsible for coordinating their meals, travel, and accommodations. For a local hotel guide, please click here. Some events will include food and will be noted in the events brochure shared with registered guests in September. 

Cheer on the Bulls!
USF Football will take on the University of Massachusetts at Raymond James Stadium (TBA). A link will be provided to registered guest to purchase tickets at a discounted rate ($20). Please note: students receive free admission to the student section. If you would like your student to be seated with you, a ticket will need to be purchased for your student.

Homecoming Partnership 
We are excited to say Family & Friends Weekend will take place during USF Homecoming Week! For more information about Homecoming and all of the activities going on during the weekend, please click here.

Got Questions?
We are happy to assist you navigating your questions. Please email or call 813-974-2896 to reach a Parent & Family Programs team member. 

Refund Policy
We aim to provide the best experience for our students and family members participating in our programs. Family members may receive a 50% partial refund prior to September 15, 2017. No refunds will be given after that date to ensure the quality of programming offered during Family & Friends Weekend. Email to make your request.


Thank you to our wonderful 2017 Sponsors!

USF Athletics 

Alumni Association 

USF Bookstore

USF Dining Services

Parking and Transportation Services