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Veterans Recruiting

Veterans' Preference

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In compliance with Chapter 295, Florida Statute, the University of South Florida is committed to providing preference to U.S. veterans and spouses of veterans in hiring, promotion, and retention for all qualified positions (Staff level positions only), as prescribed by the chapter. Each position that qualifies for Veterans' Preference will be identified in the posting detail.

See the Veterans' Preference Hiring Guidelines.

Veterans' Preference is extended to those who fall under the specified categories.

To claim Veterans' Preference, the applicant must:

Certain categories of preference may require additional documentation to be submitted by the claimant. Human Resources will contact the applicant should additional documentation beyond the listed above be required.

Click here for instructions on uploading documents. 

Internal applicants

A Veterans' Preference eligible individual who is an internal applicant submitting an application for an internal job posting, cannot ask for Veterans' Preference unless entitled to Preference as a result of deployment.

For additional assistance on claiming Veterans' Preference, please contact USF Human Resources at (813) 974-2970 or