You’re almost there! If you are a graduating student, please read this additional information before registering for commencement. Check below for important Commencement information.

Campus :

USF Sarasota-Manatee does not hold a summer Commencement ceremony but participates in the USF System ceremonies on the USF Tampa Campus


Summer 2018 - Masters & Bachelor candidates. USF Sarasota-Manatee Summer graduates are encouraged to participate in the USF System ceremonies on the USF Tampa campus on August 4.  More information is below and at:

Ceremony Date / Time / Location:

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 1:30 PM.  at the Yuengling Center (formerly the USF Sun Dome) (map) , USF Tampa Campus

Student Coordinator: Darren Gambrell
General Inquiries Amy Farrington
Early Walk / Delayed Walk Registration

Early Walk / Delayed Walk registration is not available for USFSM students participating in the Summer 2018 ceremonies.

Apply to Graduate: Before you register for the ceremony, be sure you have applied to graduate. You may apply online through OASIS at . Click on the Student tab, then Apply to Graduate and follow the prompts.  The online application is linked to a graduation survey, there are no paper forms. You must complete the survey before you can apply to graduate.  Applications for Graduation must be received in your college advising office by the fourth week of the term in which you plan on completing all degree requirements. Contact the Office of Student Services for instructions if you have any questions about the application process
Ceremony Registration Deadline:

Deadline to RSVP for the Commencement ceremony is July 27th. For more information, please see USF System ceremonies registration

Grad Stampede:

Grad Stampede is not held during the summer st USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Cap & Gown: For information on how to order your cap and gown please contact the
USFSM Bookstore(941) 355-5252.
Graduation Announcements: You may order your class rings and graduation announcements through Herff Jones or at the Grad Stampede. 
Honor Society / International Students sashes: For information on how to order your Academic Honors sash please contact the
USFSM Bookstore (941) 355-5252. International sashes are for those graduates whose home country is outside the continental United States. The sashes bear the same colors as the flag of each nation. Sashes are available from the International Student & Scholars Services Office. International students can place their sash order when they register for the Commencement ceremony. Sashes may be picked up in the Patel Center, CGS101 two days prior to the commencement ceremony. For more information, visit the International Services page at USF World or call (813) 974-5495.
Tickets: Tickets are not required for this ceremony.
Time For Graduate To Arrive:

90 minutes prior to the ceremony

Where To Report: Report to Sun Dome Corral which is located next to Gate A.
Special Services:

Graduates with ADA needs should indicate it on the RSVP. You can also contact for accommodations. Guests who require accommodations should refer to the Guest Information page

Commencement Program Listing:

June 8th is the deadline to apply for Summer graduation.  Names published in this Commencement program are a list of candidates who have applied to graduate for this term.  Your name may not appear if the application was not submitted by the application to graduate deadline.  Names are also not printed for those who elected total privacy on their university record.  The list of candidates in this program is not a certified list of graduates.

Parking Information:

Parking at the Yuengling Center (formerly the USF Sun Dome) during Commencement is free.

Future Ceremonies:

Monday, December 10, 2018    6:30 PM
Bradenton Area Convention Center