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The University of South Florida offers special events for prospective students to learn about our leading research university. Whether you want to visit Tampa to attend an on-campus event or join us for an out-of-state information session, we’ll share the important details you need to know about becoming a USF Bull! 

Stampede to Success

Choosing a university that's right for you is a big decision. Let us help you find the right “fit”!  Join us for Stampede to Success, a special open house event just for you and your family. Tour our sunny Tampa campus, explore our modern residence halls and attend sessions on:

  • Academic Programs
  • Admissions Requirements
  • Living on Campus
  • Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • Student Life
  • Summer Success Programs
  • Study Abroad Programs
  • Undergraduate Research

Plus, you’ll meet our mascot, Rocky D. Bull, and get exclusive discounts on swag at the USF Bookstore! You can see even more highlights of attending Stampede to Success in our Official Admissions Blog.

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, September 28th
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Check-in begins at 9 a.m.)
  • Location: USF Tampa, Marshall Student Center

Space is limited.  Reserve your spot today!

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Student Information Sessions

You may not be able to visit USF, so we're visiting you! Join us at a University of South Florida Student Information Session in your area.

All admissions representatives and university leadership will share the highlights of becoming a USF Bull:

  • Our simple admissions and enrollment process
  • The prestige of our academic programs
  • The affordability of attending a high-impact, global research university

USF offers an incredible array of experiences for students through our undergraduate research programs, vibrant on-campus residential communities and diverse student body.

All events run from 1-3 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served. 

Select the Student Information Session in Your Area

Princeton, NJ Area

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Princeton
4355 U.S. Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540

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King of Prussia, PA Area

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 1pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia - Valley Forge
301 W Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Chicago, IL Area

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1pm
Hyatt House- Evanston
1515 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

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Gaithersburg, MD Area

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1pm
Hilton Garden Inn Rockville- Gaithersburg
14975 Shady Grove Road, Rockville, MD 20850

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Long Island, NY Area

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1pm
Courtyard Westbury Long Island
1800 Privado Road, Westbury, NY 11590

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Atlanta, GA Area

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1pm
Marriott Northwest at Galleria
200 Interstate North Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

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If you are unable to attend, come see us in Florida!  Learn more about planning your remarkable Campus Tour

Explore USF Now on Our Virtual Tour!

Don’t forget to take a virtual tour of USF before you attend an upcoming student reception! Our interactive “walking” tour allows you to meet students and explore the places on our stunning campus that interest you.

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Got Questions?

Call: 813-974-7878 (Florida Relay Service TTY: 800-955-8771)


For disability accommodations, please contact us at least five days prior to the event.