Office of Veteran Success Events

Veterans Week 2024

Join us in celebrating USF's Veterans in November. During the month of November, our office partners with departments and community partners to host events and programming for the student veter

Check out out some of our previously scheduled events and stay tuned for updates for 2024!

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 241 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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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

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-

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!