Current Student Toolkit

Health & Well-being

Our medical and counseling professionals are prepared to help you with your physical and emotional health needs.


CAMPUS FOOD PANTRies

USF's student food pantries are a confidential service available to currently enrolled students. The pantries strive to alleviate food hardship by providing supplemental food assistance to  students. Food pantries on all three campuses are operational and welcome you to take advantage of the services as needed. Please review the details below regarding operations and hours for each campus.

Tampa campus:  Visit https://www.usf.edu/student-affairs/student-health-services/services/feed-a-bull-food-pantry.aspx 

Sarasota-Manatee campus:  Visit www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/support-a-bull-food-pantry.aspx 

St. Petersburg campus:  Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/student-outreach-program/resources/food-pantry.aspx


ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

In addition to the services offered by professional staff on our campuses (see below), USF also offers several effective third party services to assist students 24/7confidentially and for free.

Togetherall:  Togetherall is an online peer-to-peer platform, offering a safe space to connect with others experiencing similar feelings. There are trained professionals on hand, 24/7, 365 days a year, helping to moderate the platform, and all members are anonymous to each other within the community. And, if sharing isn’t your thing, Togetherall has tools and courses to help you look after yourself, along with plenty of resources to explore. Go here for more info or register here to get started.

TAO Assisted Online: TAO is confidential, convenient and controlled by you. It is an online library of engaging, interactive resources to learn life skills and feel better now. TAO can help you quickly learn new skills that leave a lasting impact. TAO is supported by scientific research, and is effective at helping college students with common issues. Explore at www.usf.edu/student-affairs/counseling-center/what-we-do/tao.aspx


COUNSELING SERVICES

USF's counseling services will help you work through the personal or emotional challenges that might be impacting you from the current situation or other challenges that you are facing. Services are currently being offered via secure video conferencing. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

Tampa campus:  Visit the Counseling Center's website at www.usf.edu/student-affairs/counseling-center/index.aspx for self-help resources, workshops or to schedule individualized assistance, or you can call 813-974-2831 to discuss your options and make an appointment. 

Sarasota-Manatee campus:  The campus shares its Counseling and Wellness Center with New College of Florida. For more information about counseling services, visit: www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/health-and-safety/counseling-and-wellness-center/counseling-services.aspx. To make an appointment, visit www.ncf.edu/cwc or call 941-487-4254.

St. Petersburg campus: Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/wellness/index.aspx/counseling or call 727-873-4422.


MEDICAL SERVICES

If you are working through the challenges posed by the current situation, sick or injured, managing a chronic health problem, or working to develop a healthier lifestyle, we are here to help you. Now offering Tele-Student Health via video call through Microsoft Teams on all campuses. Receive medical consultations without leaving home. General medical consultations are covered by tuition at no out of pocket cost. For information and scheduling, call your campus health center as listed below.

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/student-health-services. For tele-health video consultations, scheduled in-person appointments, or screenings call 813-974-2331 or 813-445-4976. 

Sarasota-Manatee campus: In addition to tele-health, now offering campus medical services at SMD 105. For more information www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/health-and-safety/counseling-and-wellness-center/student-health-services.aspx To make an appointment, call 941-487-4254.

St. Petersburg campus: Offering general medical and specialty services. Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/wellness/index.aspx or call 727-873-4422.


SUCCESS AND WELLNESS COACHING

Students on all campuses can meet remotely with a USF Success and Wellness Coach to identify and choose the right tools for your continued success, explore your strengths and find your motivation, and create a plan to finish the semester strong.

Coaching is free to enrolled USF students. It’s short-term, action-oriented and helps you work toward any area of improvement, including: health, wellness, relationships, and time management. Learn more about Success and Wellness Coaching and sign up for a session at www.usf.edu/student-affairs/wellness/about-us/success-and-wellness-coaching/index.aspx