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.
- Thursday, July 30, 2020
USF Announces the We Got U-SF Scholarship & Waiver
- Friday, July 20, 2020
TBT: ‘Iconic,' ‘uniquely St. Pete:' What five local architects, including Director Robert MacLeod, think of the new Pier
- Wednesday, March 18, 2020
USF Architecture Alumnus Ryan Swanson Releases Free Guide on Playable Cities
- Wednesday, September 9, 2020
USF selects 23 research projects for funding in anti-racism effort including an exhibition of the work of photojournalist Griffith J. Davis at USF Contemporary Arts Museum opening in January 2021
- Wednesday, September 16, 2020
New digitally produced sculpture by USF associate professor McArthur Freeman celebrates African American history in Tampa Bay
- Saturday, August 15, 2020
Paula Nuñez, USF Instructor of Dance and Founder of Tampa City Ballet, presents “102 Degrees,” a short film about the cycle of life, love and loss in response to the COVID-19 pandemic