Steps to Graduation

1. Apply for your degree via Oasis by September 19
2. Attend Grad Stampede:
              a. Order your graduation announcements
              b. Order/purchase your regalia (cap, gown, tassel)
              c. Honor Society Students: order your honor sash

  • St. Petersburg campus: October 3rd 11:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Tampa campus: October 4th, 5th & 6th 10:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Sarasota-Manatee campus: October 18th 11:00AM to 2:00PM
    3. RSVP to participate in the Commencement ceremony, end of October
    4. Check your email for ceremony updates
    5. Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, visit the USF Bookstore to purchase an honors
    medallion 2 weeks prior to Commencement
    6. International Students: pick up your international sash from International Student Services during the week of Commencement
    7. Join the Alumni Association
    8. Be successful in your final exams, dissertation defense or thesis completion
    9. Enjoy your Commencement ceremony and Congratulations on your graduation
    from the University of South Florida!