Academic & Research Programs
Love of design meets love of constructing at the University of South Florida’s School of Architecture & Community Design. Transform your vision into tangible designs. Explore and enhance your creativity with a supportive community. Through a thriving design culture and strong work ethic, students emerge from our programs with the skills, education, and experience to launch their careers.
Urban and Community Design
USF student cutting lumber in the School of Architecture & Community Design's woodshop
A professor and three students discuss a design project at the USF School of Architecture & Community Design
Florida Center for Community Design and Research
Student & Alumni Success
By providing hands-on education, real-world practice, and mentoring, the USF College of The Arts offers students the opportunities they need to grow in their professions and pursue their passions. The stories below highlight the experiences and accomplishments of many students and alumni to help inspire you to take the next step in your own success story.
Always Something to Experience
The Arts at USF produces over 250 events each year, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, talks, conferences, masterclasses, and festivals — all open to students and the Tampa Bay community. Plan your next visit to experience the talent of our student and faculty productions, and enjoy work, discourse and public art by leading international artists and scholars.
Consisting of the Contemporary Art Museum — which houses USF's collections and exhibits international shows — and Graphicstudio, the renowned workshop engages in unique experimental art and education. The Institute for Research in Art is open to students and the public and always free.
Starts March 12
In light of the continuing concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), all university-sponsored events on campus scheduled through May 10 are postponed or cancelled.
Mar 12 – May 10
CANCELLED: USF Jazz Alumni Weekend: USF Jazz Ensemble 1 & USF Jazztet
CANCELLED: Monday Night Jazz Series: Chuck Owen & the Jazz Surge
- Friday, March 27, 2020
USF Graphicstudio is Tampa’s Destination for Art World Superstars
- Thursday, March 26, 2020
USFCAM and Tampa Bay Museums Exhibit Art by 49 Local Artists in Skyway 2020
- Friday, March 13, 2020
Art History Professor Elisabeth Fraser Releases Edited Book, Conducts Research with Support of NEH Fellowship