Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates | University of South Florida

USF is currently in Phase II

Phase II allows for up to 50% of staff returning to the campuses, based on space configuration. It allows for courses to be delivered through a combination of face-to-face, hybrid and online instruction, and some points of service will open on campus. Residence halls will open with new health and safety policies in place. Travel restrictions remain in place, and all individuals who can work remotely should continue to do so. Meetings and events should continue to be held virtually. Face coverings are required on all campuses.

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This is an evolving situation. Please refer to the most recent information presented.

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The University of South Florida continues to closely monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority as university leaders work closely with local, state and federal agencies to share the most updated information. 

New Health Safety Measures

Three USF students in the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus with a new sign explaining the 6ft. distancing COVID-19 protocol on a table in the foreground.

USF students, faculty and staff returning to campus this fall will be required to follow a number of safety guidelines to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Face Coverings Required

Rocky, President Currall, and Dr. Cheyenne Currall wearing USF face coverings and practicing physical distancing in front of the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus.

USF requires students, faculty, staff and visitors on all campuses to wear face coverings inside university facilities and in outdoor public spaces.