The University of South Florida Office of Graduate Studies serves as the center of leadership for graduate education at the University of South Florida. With our Colleges, Programs, and the Office of Research and Innovation, we offer a multitude of masterís, doctoral, dual-degree, and certificate academic programs in addition to research and teaching opportunities for graduate students.
Graduate Student Research Symposium - Apply Now!
Apply to present your research poster at the 9th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium! The Symposium provides a venue for grad students in all disciplines to present their current research and obtain feedback from faculty and peers. There will be twelve (12) $500 conference travel awards, based on judge's evaluations. If you've never attended a conference or presented a research poster, this is a great opportunity to gain that experience! Submit your application by February 27!
New & Noteworthy
Born on the volcanic island of Dominica, Dr. Ophelia George has always been fascinated by geology. She has published multiple times and received several fellowships, due to her research and academic performance. In 2016, Ophelia became the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Geosciences at the University of South Florida!
Sarina Ergas, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Engineering and 2015 USF Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Honoree, was recently awarded the 2016 SACNAS Distinguished Mentor Award from the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. Congratulations, Dr. Ergas!
Brittany Sheehy, Assistant Director of the College of Marine Science, recently published her article, Graduate Student Success: A Model that Works, in NACADA | Academic Advising Today. Read the insightful article here!
Our Professional Development Series, co-sponsored by the Graduate & Professional Student Council and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, provides opportunities for grad students to learn and fine tune skills and knowledge that will be essential for professional development after graduating.
Recent Awards & Honors
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Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award Recipients
Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Award Recipients
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
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