Judy Genshaft Honors College Building

New Heights

Located on the USF Tampa campus, the new 5-story, 85,000-square-foot Judy Genshaft Honors College building will create a new center for intellectual activity at the University of South Florida. Including open-design classrooms, signature learning lofts, and dedicated studio spaces for art, food and culture, music, and technology, the facility will serve talented students from across the university and provide a home for unique Honors College classes and programming.


Main Level

Rendering of the Main Level of the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Featuring an expansive atrium event space, welcoming café, and even Buddy Brew Coffee, this is a communal and connective space open to all.

Level 2

Rendering of Level 2 of the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Housing the Office of National Scholars and a large student collaboration space, the Judy Genshaft Honors College provides room for limitless possibility.

Level 3

Rendering of Level 3 of the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Fostering creativity and growth with connected classrooms, faculty suite, digital workshop, and dedicated student leadership center.

Level 4

Rendering of Level 4 of the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Designed to help students succeed with bright classrooms, the Honors advising suite, a quiet study room, and student terrace.

Level 5

Rendering of Level 5 of the Judy Genshaft Honors College

Igniting discovery and surprise with art, design, music, technology, audio and video studios, plus the Dean’s suite, student commons, and our inspiring food and culture studio.


President Judy Genshaft and her husband, Steve Greenbaum, with others at the event honoring her historic gift.

A brief history of the Judy Genshaft Honors College and our new home on the USF Tampa campus.

Inside the Honors College

An exciting new chapter begins at USF as we welcome students to the new Judy Genshaft Honors College building.

About Honors

Committed to intellectual curiosity, interdisciplinary learning, collaborative problem-solving, diversity of perspective, global citizenship and service, 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 close-knit community of smaller, private or liberal arts institutions.

Locations in three unique communities throughout the Tampa Bay region (Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee) ensure that students can find the perfect fit for their personal academic goals.

About the Judy Genshaft Honors College