Week of Welcome Event Submission


Week of Welcome events are curated prior to the start of each semester. USF strives to have a full listing of events prior to students arriving on campus. To maximize your event’s exposure, be sure to submit your events prior to the dates listed below.  

Submission Dates and Process 

Calling all USF Departments and registered student organizations!  We are seeking fun and engaging programs as we welcome our new Bulls to campus.  If you are planning an event and would like to include it on the Week of Welcome Signature Event Calendar, please complete the form below for both Summer and Fall WOW.

Signature Event Submission Form

FALL WOW 2024: August 22-30, 2024
June 6:
Deadline to submit Fall WOW Signature Events

Unsure if your event is a signature event?  We encourage you to submit your event for review and we will connect with you to ensure it meets the priorities to qualify as a signature event.

For questions/more information about Week of Welcome OR to be added to the WOW planning team, connect with Dalton Hoffer at

Adding Your event to BullsConnect

A full listing of Week of Welcome activities will be shared via BullsConnect. Groups wanting to be part of WOW should add their offerings to their group page within BullsConnect.

July 12: Deadline for all Fall WOW events (signature and non-signature) to be posted on BullsConnect

Follow the below steps to submit your event via BullsConnect
Only events with a WOW and Campus tag will be included in the digital WOW event schedule. 


Need Assistance: Watch this video to learn how to submit your event.  
Don’t have access to BullsConnect? Email

Event Planning Guidance 

Groups looking to host a Week of Welcome event on the Tampa campus should first review the following website to become familiar with required approval processes and gain tips for hosting a successful and safe event.  

Looking to host an event on the Tampa campus but do not know who to contact? Use the Tampa Campus Event Space map to find the appropriate POC for other campus venue/space. 

Student Organizations seeking opportunities to promote their group during WOW should:
1. Connect with the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement at
2. Explore opportunities with BullsMarket at


Still have questions? Email