2018 Tampa Events   



Sunday

October 14

Color the Campus 
3:00 p.m.
USF Women's Volleyball vs. Temple
12:00 p.m.

Monday

October 15

Undergraduate Research Expo
10:00 a.m.

Kickoff & Stampede Comedy Show
7:30 p.m.

Charit-a-Bull

drop off donations to MSC 1300

Tuesday

October 16

Teams Tuesday
7:00 p.m.

Charit-a-Bull
drop off donations to MSC 1300

Wednesday

October 17

Bull Market
9:00 a.m.
Ball
8:30 p.m.
Charit-a-Bull
drop off donations to MSC 1300

Thursday

October 18

 

Alumni Awards Dinner & Celebration
6:00 p.m.

USF Women's Soccer vs. Houston
7:00 p.m.

Homecoming Concert
8:00 p.m.

Charit-a-Bull
drop off donations to MSC 1300

Friday

October 19

Carnival
3:00 p.m.
Family & Friends Weekend

Alumni Welcome Home Party
5:00 p.m.

Running of the Bulls Parade
7:00 p.m.

Charit-a-Bull
drop off donations to MSC 1300

Saturday

October 20

USF Bulls Football vs. UCONN

Family & Friends Weekend

Sunday

October 21

Family & Friends Weekend
USF Women's Soccer vs. SMU
1:00 p.m.

TEAM COMPETITIONS

Throughout Homecoming Week, USF students engage in friendly competitions to show their Bull pride and have some fun! This is a great opportunity for student organizations to show off the diversity of the campus and leave their mark on SuperBull XXII! Pre-registered teams of students will compete in a variety of activities. Click on the Student Team Competitions Handbook for the full schedule and more information!

COLOR THE CAMPUS

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m. - Marshall Student Center Atrium
Join us as we kick off USF Homecoming Week by coloring the campus. We will paint and decorate the MSC windows and spread green and gold cheer to strategic locations around campus.
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Traditions Board

CHARIT-A-BULL CANNED FOOD DRIVE

Drop off non-perishable items throughout the week at MSC 1300 or contact the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement at (813) 974-7595 for more locations. Donations benefit USF Feed-a-Bull Food Pantry to help Bulls in need.
Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Monday, October 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Marshall Student Center, 2708
The second-annual fall Undergraduate Research Conference is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and will be hosted by the USF Undergraduate Research Society (URS). This student-led conference will provide a venue for undergraduate students to present their current research, and receive feedback from the USF community.
Sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research

KICKOFF & STAMPEDE COMEDY SHOW

Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m. - Yuengling Center
Join us as we kick off USF Homecoming Week! Start the celebration with one of USF's biggest traditions. This is your chance to hang with Rocky, hear the Herd of Thunder band, make memories, enjoy free food, grab promotional items, meet the Homecoming Royal Court and be engaged with USF Homecoming 2018. 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.
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Traditions Board and Campus Activities Board

 TEAMS' TUESDAY

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - Magnolia Fields
USF students will compete for bragging rights. All week long students will compete in various activities accruing points in various challenges. On Teams' Tuesday, students will compete in corn hole, kickball, and flag football.
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Traditions Board

BULL MARKET

Wednesday, October 16, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Marshall Student Center 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 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Marshall Student Center

HOMECOMING BALL

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 8:30 p.m. - Marshall Student Center Ballroom
USF Homecoming invites you to join the Royal Court at the 2018 Homecoming Ball! Enjoy a night of refreshments, dancing, and celebration as we crown the USF Homecoming King and Queen! Dress for this event is traditionally semi-formal. No masks will be allowed.
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Traditions Board

View your 2018 Tampa campus Homecoming Court and vote here! Homecoming Court voting is open until Tuesday, October 16 at 11:59 pm.

HOMECOMING CONCERT

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 8:00 p.m. (doors will open at 7:00 p.m.) - Yuengling Center 
The annual Homecoming Concert is a USF tradition. Stay tuned for more information concerning the 2018 Homecoming Concert! 
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Activities Board

ALUMNI AWARDS DINNER & CELEBRATION

Thursday, October 18, 2018, Reception, 6:00 p.m. & Awards Presentation, 7:00 p.m.- Marshall Student Center Ballroom
2018 USF Alumni Awards Dinner – Honoring USF's Distinguished Alumnus, Gifford Outstanding Service and Class of 56 Award Recipients. 
Sponsored by the Sam & Martha Gibbons Alumni Center

CARNIVAL AND STUDENT TALENT SHOWCASE

Friday, October 19, 2018, 3:00 pm - 12:00 am - Yuengling Center Parking Lot
Talent Showcase begins at 8:30 pm
Join us in the Sun Dome parking lot where you can enjoy plenty of rides, food, and performances by talented USF Students in the 2018 Student Showcase! 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.  
Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement's Campus Traditions Board

FAMILY & FRIENDS WEEKEND

Friday, October 19-21, 2018
Join USF for Family & Friends Weekend! This weekend is a time for parents, family members, and friends of USF students to experience campus life together! The weekend is a great opportunity to reconnect with your student, meet their friends, connect with family members, interact with faculty and staff members, and showcase your Bull Pride. For more information about Family and Friends Weekend and the activities offered, please click HERE.  
Sponsored by Parent & Family Programs

ALUMNI WELCOME HOME PARTY

Friday, October 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Sam & Martha Gibbons Alumni Center Front Lawn
Join us for a pre-parade party featuring games, food, and live entertainment just for you! 
Sponsored by the Alumni Association and Parent & Family Programs

RUNNING OF THE BULLS PARADE

Friday, October 19, 7:00 p.m., Watch along Holly, Maple, and Alumni Drive
The Running of the Bulls Homecoming Parade is an event to remember. 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.

USF BULLS FOOTBALL VS. UCONN

Saturday, October 20, 2018, Raymond James Stadium
Head over to Raymond James Stadium to support your USF Bulls as they take on the UCONN Huskies! Click here to purchase tickets. Please note that Raymond James Stadium has changed their clear bag policy. Please review before heading to the game.

USF Alumni Association Spirit Tent

Saturday, October 20, 2018, Raymond James Stadium
3 hours before kickoff
Raymond James Stadium Bulls Zone
Free beads, tattoos, class year stickers and more.