Office of Veteran Success Events

Veterans Week 2022

Join us in celebrating USF's Veterans on November 7th - 11th, 2022. Check out this month's activities and drop off toys at our office for Operation Toy Soldier.

Operation Toy Soldier - A nationwide initiative to provide toys to the children of deployed and non-deployed military.  We are currently collecting unwrapped toys in our Tampa campus office lobby, ALN 130 through November 30th. If you can't make it to our office we will also be collecting toys at the USF Salute to Service game on November 12th.

November 7th, 2 PM, ALN Courtyard, Tampa campus
Quilts of Valor
will join our office in recognizing a sect group of students focused on healing the emotional and metal wounds some of our vetteran populaiton faces. 

November 8th, 12 PM - 2 PM, Military Family & Veteran Success Center, St. Petersburg campus
OVS is excited to host the 2nd Annual Chef MRE Competition. The event will occur on the decking adjacent to the Military Family & Veteran Success Center between 12 PM - 2 PM.

November 9th, 12 PM - 1:30 PM, MSC 3709, Tampa campus
Honor-a-Bull & December Graduates Veteran Cord Recognition
OVS will host the Honor-a-Bull Ceremony to recognize a select group of students who received nominations from their Colleges or Programs. We are excited to highlight their recognition and their academic achievements and further providing the veteran cord to our student veterans graduating in December.

November 10th, 12 PM, Rotunda, Sarasota-Manatee campus
Marine Corp Birthday Celebration
We will honor our Marines with a short birthday celebration.

November 11th 
Veterans Day
OVS leadership will attend community events across all eight counties representing USF. 

November 12th, TBD, Raymond James Stadium
USF Football and Annual Salute-to-Service Tailgate

Time to be determined once college rankings and ESPN are coordinated. Military-connected students, Veteran alumni society members, and faculty and staff who are military-connected and belong or wish to belong to the MCARES Employee Resource Group can request tickets through this link-

November 16th, 11 AM - 2 PM, Courtyard, Sarasota-Manatee campus
Bulls at Home Event
Join us for a fun-filled evet where we celebrate "National Veteran and Military Families Month" and learn more about the Office of Veteran Services.

Music, friends, activities, food, and a game of chance!