USF's Winter Commencement 2021

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Saturday, December 18, 2021

9 a.m.—College of Education Ceremony
11:30 a.m. – College of Business & Health Administration Ceremony
2 p.m. – College of Arts & Sciences and Leach College of Nursing Ceremonies
Pat Sullivan Recreation Center

Congratulations to our graduates—we wish you peace, success, and the very best in all of your endeavors! 

The Winter 2021 Commencement Mass was held on Sunday, December 12 at 4 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel, to honor our Class of 2021 winter graduates. Feel free to share the gift of faith with your friends and family by watching the Mass video together!

What is the difference between graduation and commencement?
Great question! GRADUATION is completion of all coursework, earning of the diploma, and the posting of the degree to the transcript. COMMENCEMENT is the ceremony that celebrates or marks the completion of college work.