Steps to Graduation

1. Apply for your degree via Oasis by September 19
2. Attend Grad Stampede:
              a. Order your graduation announcements
              b. Order/purchase your regalia (cap, gown, tassel)
              c. Honor Society Students: order your honor sash

  • St. Petersburg campus: October 3rd 11:00AM to 2:00PM
  • Tampa campus: October 4th, 5th & 6th 10:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Sarasota-Manatee campus: October 18th 11:00AM to 2:00PM
    3. RSVP for the Commencement ceremony, end of October
    4. Attend SAILebration Tuesday, December 6 (Spring and Fall only)
    5. Check your email for ceremony updates
    6. Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, visit the USF Bookstore to purchase an honors
    medallion 2 weeks prior to Commencement
    7. International Students: pick up your international sash
    8. Join the Alumni Association
    9. Be successful in your final exams, dissertation defense or thesis completion
    10. Enjoy your Commencement ceremony and Congratulations on your graduation
    from the University of South Florida!


Fall 2022 graduates must apply to graduate, via OASIS, no later than September, 19 2022.

On time application guarantees your name will appear in the printed Commencement program.


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.