Summer Success Weekend

The USF St. Petersburg campus offers many of the advantages of a large public university while maintaining a close-knit learning community.

Summer Success Weekend

Student Success Weekend

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus for the Summer 2022 term! Start your journey as a Bull by attending Summer Success Weekend June 24th – 26th. Held the weekend before classes start, this fun-filled on-campus experience will provide opportunities to connect with other incoming students, learn more about campus traditions and resources, and take charge of your success as a USF Bull.

Registration for Summer Success Weekend has closed. Pending available spots, we may re-open registration. Please email if you are interested in joining Summer Success Weekend. To view other events happening during Summer B, start with our Week of Welcome website


Dates: June 24th - 26th, 2022
Location: USF's St. Petersburg Campus
Who Should Attend: Incoming Summer 2022 students*
Additional Cost: $0
Benefits: Numerous!

*Please note that transfer students attending summer sessions A or C may not miss class to attend Summer Success Weekend.


If you are attending Summer Success Weekend, please review our packing list and FAQ sheet. For any additional questions not listed here, please email


Time Location Activity
1:00 PM-4:00 PM Osprey Lobby Check in
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Library ID card pick up
5:00 PM-6:30 PM The Nest Floor Meeting
7:45 PM-10:00 PM The Nest Trivia!
Time Location Activity
8:00 AM-9:45 AM The Nest Breakfast
10:00 AM-10:30 AM USC Ballroom Prefunction Check In
10:30 AM-1:00 PM USC Ballroom 1 & 2 Day 1 Activities 
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM The Nest Lunch
2:00 PM-6:00 PM USC Ballroom 1 & 2 Day 1 Activities Continued
6:00 PM-7:00 PM The Nest Dinner
7:00 PM-8:00 PM Your Choice Break
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Gold Lot, Next to Tavern Welcome Carnival
Time Location Activity 
8:00 AM-8:45 AM The Nest Breakfast
8:45 AM-9:00 AM USC Ballrooms Prefunction Check In
9:00 AM-9:30 AM USC Ballrooms 1 & 2 Welcome Activity & Overview of Day
9:30 AM-10:00 AM LPH Overview of Life Skills Breakout Sessions
Breakout Session 1
10:00 AM-10:35 AM LPH 123 1: Online Learning at USF
10:00 AM-10:35 AM LPH 127 2: Managing your Finances
10:00 AM-10:35 AM LPH 128 3: Love is Tinder
Breakout Session 2
10:40 AM- 11:15 AM LPH 222 4: Peer Panel 
10:40 AM- 11:15 AM LPH 223 5: Managing you Time and Freedom
10:40 AM- 11:15 AM LPH 229 6: Building and Maintaining On-Campus Relationships
Breakout Session 3
11:20 AM-12:00 PM LPH 217 7: Navigating USF Platforms
11:20 AM-12:00 PM LPH 127 8. Professionalism 101
11:20 AM-12:00 PM LPH 128 9. Boosting Academic Motivation
12:00 PM-1:00 PM The Nest Lunch
1:00 PM-3:00 PM LPH 101 Day 2 Activities
3:00 PM Pride or The Edge Pride Parade or Edge Hangout
Time Location Activity
8:00 AM-9:00 AM The Nest Breakfast
9:00 AM-9:15 AM USC Ballroom Pre Function Check In 
9:15 AM-12:00 PM USC Ballrooms Day 3 Activities
1:00 PM-3:30 PM USC Ballrooms Day 3 Activities
3:30 PM- 5:00 PM USC Ballrooms Peer Coach Reveal
5:00 PM Various Locations Peer Coach Group Activity 


Housing & Meals 

Designed to help you transition seamlessly into university life, Summer Success Weekend takes place at no additional cost to incoming Summer 2022 students. Already have an on-campus housing contract? More information will follow on how this experience will partner with your move in process. If you are not planning on living on campus but still want to attend Summer Success Weekend, complimentary housing and meal options will be available to a limited number of students, so register today!


  • Connect to campus and your peers
  • Learn the “How-To’s” of college life
  • Become a part of campus traditions
  • Get to know your support networks 

Questions? Email COMPASS at or call 727-873-4003.