About Recreation & Wellness

OUr Mission

We inspire the USF Community to Achieve Wellness and Success through Recreation Programs and Services.

Our Values

1. Student Development and Success 

  • We serve and support student success through experiential learning opportunities and recreational programs that enrich the student experience
  • We cultivate a work environment that supports the growth of student and staff employees in a professional setting
  • We create and strengthen a student’s sense of belonging on campus 

2. Inclusion, Diversity, and Respect  

  • We are dedicated to creating a welcoming environment that reflects the diversity and dynamic needs of the USF and surrounding community
  • We embrace people who have different ideas than our own, and will listen without prejudice, bias, or judgement
  • We recognize that individuals have different barriers to recreation and accept our role in eliminating those barriers 

3. Wellness 

  • We empower ownership of holistic well-being through cultivating healthy habits toward personal and lifelong health

4. Excellence and Innovation  

  • We strive to achieve and surpass national standards by benchmarking our practices
  • We create a culture that fosters the development of new and diverse programs and services that exceed our perceived potential

5. Intentional Collaboration  

  • We will create and sustain relationships within #OneUSF, the surrounding communities, and global partners
  • We enhance and support other USF departments by sharing resources and educational opportunities 

code of ethics

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