The University of South Florida will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement scheduled for Dec. 10-11. The ceremonies include recipients of approximately 3,433 undergraduate, 1,099 master’s and 181 doctoral degrees.
The group features 41 undergraduate students earning a perfect 4.0 GPA, 196 student veterans and includes graduates from 41 states and 81 nations. At 18 years old, the youngest graduate is earning a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. The oldest graduate, who is 67 years old, is receiving a bachelor’s degree in general studies with a public health concentration.
USF President Rhea Law will preside over all ceremonies, which will be held at the Yuengling Center on the Tampa campus.
Friday, Dec. 10
6 p.m. - Bachelor’s degree recipients from the colleges of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Muma College of Business, Education, The Arts, and the Office of Undergraduate Studies (approximately 825 graduates expected). Lynn Pippenger will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration. Live Stream
Saturday, Dec. 11
9 a.m. – Bachelor’s degree recipients from the College of Engineering and the following
departments of the College of Arts and Sciences: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular
Biology; Chemistry; School of Geosciences; Integrative Biology; Mathematics and Statistics;
Physics and Psychology (approximately 810 graduates expected). Live Stream
1:30 p.m. – Bachelor’s degree recipients from the colleges of Nursing and Public Health and the following departments of the College of Arts and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Economics, English, History, Humanities and Cultural Studies, School of Information, School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies, Journalism and Digital Communication, Philosophy, School of Public Affairs, Religious Studies, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, World Languages, and Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications (approximately 720 graduates expected). Live Stream
6 p.m. – Master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degree recipients from all colleges (approximately 740 graduates expected). Live Stream
Read about some of this year's inspiring graduating student stories here.