New Student Connections
Connecting students to the USF community
Experience the Tradition!
Camp Who? CampU!
CampU is a 3-day, 2-night off-campus experience that will prepare you for your first-year at the University of South Florida! During CampU, you will have the opportunity to build new friendships with other first-year students, learn all about USF history and traditions, explore your personal strengths, and discover ways to get involved on campus. Join New Student Connections for the adventure of a lifetime,
and discover what it means to be a part of the Bull family!
Why should I attend CampU?
CampU is filled with fun, interactive, and social activities
rooted in the 4 pillars of the program:
Friendship, Tradition, Identity, Purpose
The purpose of CampU is to provide you with the opportunity to establish meaningful friendships, discover USF history and traditions, explore personal strengths,
and develop a sense of purpose.
CampU will help you to:
You'll have a blast with activities like the 1956 Olympics, canoeing, and games around the campfire. Students will be assigned to a Spirit Team that will be led by a current USF student. A sample of CampU activities can be found here.
How much does CampU cost?
The $150 non-refundable registration fee covers a student's cost for the entire CampU experience. To ensure we can offer the lowest price possible, we can only accept registration with payment. Students will not be able to reserve a spot until payment is received.
Click here for a list of what the registration fee includes.
Through the generosity of the USF community, there are a limited number of financial assistance opportunities available to students who wish to attend CampU. The priority deadline to apply for financial assistance is Friday, April 17, 2015. Students who receive financial assistance will be notified prior to registration opening on Friday, May 1, 2015.
For more information on how to apply, please visit the USF Alumni Association website,
I'm Ready to Go! How Do I Sign Up?!
Registration for CampU 2015 will open on May 1, 2015. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited space is available, so students should not delay!
To receive regular updates leading up to registration,
complete our Pre-Registration Interest Survey here!
I'm Registered for CampU! Now What?
Then, join the CampU Facebook page to start meeting fellow campers right away!
Frequently Asked Questions
Check out the CampU 2014 Frequently Asked Questions here.
CampU is a partnership between New Student Connections,
the USF Alumni Association, and Student Government.