Current Student Toolkit

Learning Support

Tap into these resources to provide academic and technology assistance for tutoring,writing, disability accommodations, Canvas issues and other technology help. 


tutoring & writing support

University tutoring and writing support services will be available to students on all campuses remotely through Microsoft Teams -- connect using the information below. In exceptional circumstances, in-person meetings will be conducted in alignment with university health and safety standards.

Tampa campus:  To request tutoring in a SMART Lab course, including College Algebra, Precalculus, Business Calculus, Finite Math, and Intermediate Algebra visit SMART Lab Appointments.  For tutoring in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Statistics, Physics, Calculus and/or to meet with a Study Skills Mentor visit ASC Tutoring Hub Appointments. For assistance in writing, connect with us here: Writing Studio Appointments.

Sarasota-Manatee campus:  To learn more about tutoring and writing support services, visit www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/academics/academic-resources/tutoring.aspx. A link is provided on the site for students to make appointments with a tutor or writing consultant. Please note that the Academic Success Center depends on student tutors who may be self-isolated during this time. As such, services may be delayed. Please contact the Academic Success Center at 941-359-4330 with any questions or issues.

St. Petersburg campus: Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/student-success-center/ to find learning resources and drop-in subject area tutoring at our virtual desk! Watch this brief video on how to connect with a subject area tutor. For writing consultations, visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/student-success-center/writing/index.aspx.

Additional third party online tutoring support is available to all students (undergraduate and graduate) via Smartthinking using your Net ID. The university has partnered with Pearson to provide FREE tutoring in languages, computer coding, anatomy and physiology, and more!


BookstoreS

For current information, hours of operation, specials and announcements, visit our stores online. Face coverings are required and physical distancing must be observed. USF’s face covering requirements are enforced. Online shopping is recommended and preferred. Only a limited number of people may be in the store at the same time. This will ensure appropriate social distancing. 

Tampa campus:  www.bkstr.com/usftampastore, contact usf@bkstr.com or call 813-974-2631

Sarasota-Manatee campus:  www.bkstr.com/usfsastore, contact usfsa@bkstr.com or call 941-355-5252

St. Petersburg campus:  www.bkstr.com/usfspstore, contact usfsp@bkstr.com or call 727-873-2665.


LAPTOP LOANER pROGRAM

USF libraries have a laptop loaner program on our campuses. For more information, visit lib.usf.edu/campusreturn/laptop-checkout/


Libraries

Our libraries will be open for face-to-face services following university health and safety standards, including capacity limits, physical distancing, and face coverings.

Visit lib.usf.edu/campusreturn for detailed information about the library services on all campuses. You must reserve your seat at the Tampa campus and the St. Petersburg campus libraries in the new USF Libraries Seating Reservation System.

Keep your physical distance and check occupancy online before you arrive.


Student Accessibility Services

Students who currently have or are in need of academic accommodations related to a documented disability will continue to be supported by the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) office. Students who believe they may be challenged in meeting the face-to-face classroom requirements should contact SAS to explore their options at www.usf.edu/student-affairs/student-accessibility/about-us/contact-us.aspxabout-us/contact-us.aspx.

Tampa: Visit www.usf.edu/sas or call the office at 813-974-4309.

Sarasota-Manatee: Visit www.usfsm.edu/campus-life/campus-resources/disability-services/index.aspx or call the office at 941-359-4714.

St. Petersburg: Visit www.usfsp.edu/student-disability-services or call the office at 727-873-4990.