Marshall Study Center

Study Center

Each Fall and Spring for finals, the Marshall Student Center, University Student Center and the Sarasota-Manatee campus transform into Study Center.  In addition to all of the amenities offered every day, Study Center includes food specials to fuel your body, wellness sessions to renew your mind, and faculty-lead review sessions to boost your brainpower. View each the activities offered on each campus below. 

Fall 2023 details and event dates are still being updated!  Keep checking this page as additional information will be added.

Rocky at the Beach

sarasota campus

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st pete campus

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tampa dates

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Marshall study center on the tampa campus

From coloring to wellness breaks, study groups to free food, all students are welcome to take part in all of the activities shown below.  Click the images below for addtional details.

review sessions

Final Exam Review Session Schedule

Wellness Activities

 Wellness Activities

study tips

Study Tips
Make your study plan today!

fitness classes

 Fitness Classes

food support

Food Events & Deals

Study Rooms

Find study space in the MSC

students in canoe

USF Riverfront Park

Located less than 1.5 miles from
the Tampa campus, Riverfront
Park is a fantastic space to
breakfree from screens
and enjoy the outdoors.

Late Night Breakfast

Wednesday, Nov. 29
MSC Amphitheater

De-stress with painting, snowball fights and delicious breakfast food!


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writing studio

Schedule an Appointment

student tutors

NEW THIS SEMESTER! Academic Success Center Tutoring Sessions at the MSC. 

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timely care

FREE, 24/7 access to mental health care services including TalkNow 24/7, on-demand emotional support, scheduled counseling, health coaching, and guided self-care content including yoga, meditation sessions, and group coversations with providers on a variety of health and well-being topics. 

De-Stress With Coloring
Print at home by clicking each image below to open and download a PDF

Bookmarks coloring page


Breathe coloring page


coloring page 2



coloring sheet resources


No printer option


Prepare for Finals with Residential Education and the Academic Success podcast series, Bulls In the Cloud

Finals are Coming: The Do’s & Don’ts of Virtual Exams 
Launch date: April 18, 2021 
During this podcast episode, we will talk about strategies that will support your academic success during virtual final exams and ways to navigate technology issues that may arise during your exams. We will also discuss what test free days are and how we can utilize those days to prepare for our virtual exams. 

Oh Crap! I Have to Study: How to Study for Your Finals Without Cramming 
Launch date: April 21, 2021 
During this podcast episode, we will talk about the importance of time management and how to use time management to avoid cramming for your virtual final exams. We will also discuss ways to create virtual study groups and making the most out of your time during faculty office hours. 

Finals Week is Here: How to Maintain Your Wellness & Tackle Test Anxiety 
Launch date: April 25, 2021 
During this podcast episode, we will talk about a variety of strategies to help you maintain your wellness and the benefits of practicing mindfulness during finals week. We will also discuss ways to identify test anxiety and strategies to help you during your tests. 


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