Center for Leadership
and Civic Engagement



CHARGE: Saturday, August 20, 2016

This annual kick-off to the community service year occurs at the start of each Fall semester. Hundreds of new USF students come out to volunteer together in the Tampa Bay area.
CHARGE into your community, connect with your fellow Bulls and serve the Tampa Bay area. This new-student tradition of service connects you with not only the Tampa Bay community but upper-classman at USF who can help you learn about involvement opportunities on campus and help you be successful. New students can find more information and RSVP by using Chrome or Firefox and clicking here.


Schedule of the Day:

8:30am                        Site Leader Check-In                MSC Atrium

9:00am                        Participant Check-In                 MSC Atrium

9:30am                        CHARGE Kick-off!                      MSC Atrium)

9:45am                        Depart campus for service         Various Locations

10am-12:30am            Service!                                     Various Locations

12:30am                      Debrief & Reflection                   Various Locations

1:00pm                       Depart service for campus    


After CHARGE, everyone is invited back to campus for Burgers & Beats from 1-5pm in the MSC Ballroom.  The annual event, hosted by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life where you can enjoy free food and learn about the Greek organizations at USF! 

Stampede of Service: Saturday, January 14th, 2017

From 9am to 12:30pm over 2,000 students will depart campus and serve at over 50 community partner sites across Tampa. Registration for site leaders, participants, and community partners will open in late fall 2016.

Learn more about SOS. 



For more information about these events and to stay up-to-date on all CLCE Service Events, please like our Facebook page at more information about becoming part of the student-led Civic Engagement Board, please contact  Justin Fitzgerald at