New Employee Onboarding

Your First Year


Your First Year is a time to settle in, find meaning and make important contributions.

Your First Month

Your First Three Months

Your First Six Months

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the primary faculty advisory body to the University of South Florida Tampa President, Provost, and Vice President for Health on all matters that pertain to the academic climate of the university. The Senate has the responsibility to review and make recommendations to them considering decisions on all matters pertaining to the welfare of the University. The Senate will have a significant role in the appointment of academic administrators, as well as the periodic performance reviews of such administrators. The Senate will also be responsible for appointing and electing members of the USF System Faculty Council.  

Faculty Senate


Staff (USPS) Senate

The Staff (USPS) Senate was formed in the 1970's as a way to enhance communication between USF Staff and the University President. They serve as an advisory body to the President and other university officers on issues pertaining to USF Staff and the working environment at USF. The group represents all departments on all campuses Enter toggled content here.

Staff (USPS) Senate


Administrative Advisory Council (AAC)

The Administrative & Professional Council seeks to consider and make recommendations to the appropriate authorities on matters of interest to the University community. USF has three governance organizations that advise the President on matters of interest. They are the AAC Council, Faculty Senate, and the Staff Senate. The AAC Council represents all administrative and professional employees. USF's A&P Council is made up of 46 members elected from a body of approximately 2500.

AAC Council


USF Club

The USF Club is a social group for faculty, staff and friends of the university and community. If you are interested in joining the Club, dues can be paid on-line by Visa, Master Card, e-check, or by payroll deduction for those who are currently employed at USF.

USF Club


From Six to Twelve Months

Your new role is not so new anymore!  You should be comfortable with your skills and knowledge in making  decisions and contributing to goals.  You should have a strong understanding of USF's mission, vision and values.  You should also have more insight to the USF culture.