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Update for Fall 2020 Commencement

The State University System of Florida directed all state universities, including the University of South Florida, to develop alternate commencement ceremonies for the fall semester. This announcement means that we will be holding a Virtual Commencement in December for our fall graduates. We are disappointed that we will not be able to provide yet another semester’s graduates with a traditional in-person celebration, but the safety of our students and their loved ones, as well as our faculty and staff, must always come first.

The university’s promise of a traditional in-person Commencement that was given to spring and summer 2020 graduates will continue to stay true, and will of course be extended to our fall 2020 graduates. All of our affected students will be invited to a future in-person ceremony, where they can have a traditional graduation celebration, when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

Further information regarding the Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement will be released in the coming weeks. Please be sure to continue to monitor your USF email and the Commencement website for details.

Commencement Details

The information on this website pertains exclusively to registering to participate in commencement exercises only and is not related to your eligibility of degree conferral.



Apply to Graduate

Fall 2020 graduates must apply to graduate, via OASIS, no later than September 21, 2020. On time application guarantees your name will appear in the Commencement program.

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Congratulations 2020 Graduates!

Welcome Alumni

You now belong to a network of more than 350,000 USF alumni worldwide. All new graduates are given a one-year complimentary membership courtesy of the USF Alumni Association.

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Next Steps On Your Career Path

Career Center services are still available upon graduation to assist you with your job search needs. There are various events and resources open to all alumni at any time, including career fairs, employer information sessions, and other resources.

Career Services for Graduates

Contact Us

If you have any other Commencement questions or special needs, please contact us.