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Judy Genshaft Honors College student working in a bright classroom

The Judy Genshaft Honors College offers remarkable learning experiences that combine the resources of one of the nation's top research universities with the personal attention and intellectual community you'd typically expect from a smaller institution.

Across three USF campus, the Judy Genshaft Honors College fosters a thriving learning environment that empowers students to reach their full potential by: 

  • Providing a distinctive interdisciplinary Honors curriculum featuring small classes taught by engaged and creative faculty.
  • Offering meaningful experiential learning opportunities in community service, global studies, and leadership.
  • Empowering student achievement with expert individual academic advising and world-class opportunities through the Office of National Scholars.
  • Encouraging each student to participate in a significant and rewarding research experience that takes advantage of USF’s resources as a top public research institution.
  • Sponsoring an Honors residential experience that allows students to establish formative relationships with other like-minded Honors students.
  • Supporting every eligible student with an Honors scholarship worth up to $2,000, plus the opportunity to win one of nearly 40 academic and travel scholarships that awarded Honors students over $1M in 2022-23.

Locations in three unique communities throughout Tampa Bay ensure that students can find the right fit for their own personal and academic goals while living out our shared values of intellectual curiosity, global citizenship, and service.

You can learn more about the Judy Genshaft Honors College by reading the stories in our MOSAIC magazine.