About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the Judy Genshaft Honors College is to provide transformative educational opportunities that will prepare highly motivated, intellectually curious, service-oriented, and academically accomplished students to become active and engaged thought leaders of the twenty-first century.

We strive to create a tight-knit intellectual community by:

  • Offering a distinctive interdisciplinary honors curriculum featuring small classes taught by engaged and creative faculty

  • Providing meaningful experiential learning opportunities in community service, global studies, and leadership

  • Supporting student achievement with expert individual advising and a highly successful Office of National Scholars

  • Encouraging each student to pursue a significant and rewarding research experience that takes advantage of USF’s resources as a Top-30 Public Research Institution

  • Sponsoring an honors residential experience