Freshmen

Student Life

There's a unique and unmistakable energy that characterizes student life at USF. The campus is bursting with opportunities to get involved, meet new friends, discover your passions and make a difference. You'll also find an array of services on campus to make you feel right at home and be successful.

Housing & Dining

There's no place like your USF home! Check out our traditional, suite and apartment-style options, as well as our Living Learning Communities where students with similar interests or majors live and learn together. Also, learn about on-campus dining locations, healthy options, meal plans and more.

Activities & Programs

With more than 600 student organizations, there's something for everyone at USF! Get involved from your first day with New Student Connections. Help to plan campus traditions through the Center for Student Involvement. Run for Student Government office. Help fellow students learn, serve and lead with the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement.

Arts & Culture

The Arts at USF thrive with more than 300 yearly concerts, performances, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and festivals open to students and the community, many free of charge. Immerse yourself in works of art at the Contemporary Art Musuem, Graphicstudio and Centre Gallery or visit the Botannical Gardens to view more than 3,000 plants and animals.

Athletics & Fitness

USF Intercollegiate Athletics is home to 17 men's and women's teams, including football, basketball, baseball, softball and soccer, competing at the NCAA level. Campus Recreation keeps students moving with programs and facilities including a 28,000 square-foot, fully-wired fitness center, group fitness classes, aquatics, intramural sports, club sports and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Health Services

The Counseling Center offers comprehensive psychological services to help students navigate the challenges of college life. Student Health Services offers a variety of healthcare services, including general medical care and a full-service pharmacy. Learn about programs to maximize your well being through Wellness Education.

Disability Services

Students with Disabilities Services promotes effective self-advocacy and accessible academic learning for students with disabilities.

Military Services

Ranked fourth among the nation's most veteran-friendly schools, USF offers a number of unique programs and resources for student veterans. USF is also one of the few universities in the nation with ROTC programs for all three military departments.

Campus Safety

The safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors is a top priority at USF. Learn about the various initiatives, emergency notification systems and programs in place to ensure the safety of every member of the USF community.