How do I register for Commencement and when do I need to register by?

Information coming soon.

Where are the Commencement ceremonies held?

Commencement will be held at the Tampa campus Yuengling Center for all graduates from all campuses.

Is parking free?

Parking is free on the Tampa campus for Commencement weekend.

What time should graduates and guests arrive?

Doors open 60 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony; please remain in your vehicle and do not congregate outside the building until doors are open. Seating is first come, first served and no tickets are required. Seat saving is not allowed. Graduates should arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.

How long does the ceremony usually last?

Ceremonies typically last between 60 - 90 minutes.

Are ceremonies streamed online?

Ceremonies at the Tampa campus inside the Yuengling Center are livestreamed via the USF YouTube channel.

Are tickets required for guests?

There are no tickets required for guests to attend Commencement and no limit on how many guests each graduate may bring.

Can I wear my friend's/relative's regalia from a previous year?

No, USF redesigned their regalia in Fall 2023.