Current Student Toolkit

Other Services

USF has additional services in place to assist you, including residential education, student advocacy, peer coaching and international student needs.


HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL education

On-campus residents will continue to be supported and guided by a talented team of professionals and para-professionals. Our first priority is the health and safety of our students, and staff will closely monitor the cleanliness of the facilities with special focus on high-traffic areas. To support physical distancing expectations, Residential Education will focus on community, and personal and academic success through various online modalities to enhance the residential experience. Should residential students have questions or concerns, they should contact their Resident Assistant, Community Manager, Residence Life Coordinator. 

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/housing/residential-learning/index.aspx. All residential students will have exclusive access to Bulls in the Cloud, a CANVAS supported engagement and resource hub for on-campus students. For assistance, students can also reach out to housing@usf.edu.

St. Petersburg campus: Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/housing/index.aspx, call 727-873-5101, or email usfsp-housing@usf.edu.


INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES

Although the Office of International Services is currently physically closed, we remain fully operational and functional and will continue our work remotely. Advisors are answering emails and processing eforms. Most documentation will be emailed to you as an attachment. If you need to speak with an immigration advisor, you will request the appointment via the Request Advisor Appointment E-form under Contact Us in iStart. You select the topic of your question, and the appropriate advisor will reach out to you to set up a virtual appointment on Microsoft Teams.


NEW STUDENT CONNECTIONS/PARENT & FAMILY Engagement

Our teams are available to answer your questions, connect you to valuable resources, and provide individualized support in navigating this new transition.

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/new-student/students/nscpferemotesupport.aspx, call 813-974-2896 or email New Student Connections at newstudent@usf.edu or Parent & Family Programs at family@usf.edu.

Sarasota-Manatee campus: Visit the Office of Student Engagement website or call 941-359-4469.

St. Petersburg campus: Visit the COMPASS Student Experience website or call 727-873-4003. COMPASS will keep the PeteSync site up to date with the latest scheduling information.


STUDENT OMBUDS

The Student Ombuds Office is a confidential, impartial, independent and informal resource for students who have concerns or complaints about the university. Its mission is to facilitate fair and equitable resolution processes that promote student success.

Each campus has an Ombuds or Ombuds liaison. To make an appointment, please visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/ombuds/about-us/contact-us.aspx 


Student Outreach & Support (SOS) 

SOS is a case management team that supports students in managing life stressors that impact academics and overall personal well-being. SOS case managers will virtually meet with students to identify strengths and needs, provide various intervention options, and foster self-advocacy through support.

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/student-outreach-support/

Sarasota-Manatee campus: Visit www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/health-and-safety/socat.aspx

St. Petersburg campus: Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/student-life/student-outreach-program/, call 727-873-4278, or email socat@usfsp.edu.


Veteran Services

Provides specialized programs and services to veterans, eligible dependents, active duty service members, and members of the Selected Reserve on our campuses. To access assistance with any of the services provided, please see the details below.

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/veterans, call 813-974-2291, or email OVS@usf.edu.

Sarasota-Manatee campus: Visit www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/campus-resources/veterans-success/, call (941) 359-4291, or email sad-vastudents@usf.edu.

St. Petersburg campus:  Visit www.stpetersburg.usf.edu/resources/military-and-veteran-success/index.aspx, call (727) 873-4467 or email usfsp-va@usf.edu


VICTIM ADVOCACY  

This office will continue to provide safe, free and confidential services for students. 

Tampa campus: Visit www.usf.edu/student-affairs/victim-advocacy or call 813-974-5756.

Sarasota-Manatee campus: Visit www.usfsm.edu/campus-life/health-and-safety/campus-safety/other-resources/victims-advocacy-center.aspx or call 941-504-8599.

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