Regulatory Information


In compliance with Florida Statute 295, USF is committed to providing preference to U.S. veterans and their spouses in the hire, promotion, and retention of all Staff (Non-Exempt) level positions. Veterans' Preference is extended to those who fall under the specified categories.

Specified Categories
Eligibility Requirements
Determining Veteran's Preference


Pursuant to Title IX, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities that it operates. Such protection extends to applicants, employees, and students. Any questions or inquiries concerning to the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, or to any of the University's Title IX Deputy Coordinators. The most up-to-date information on the University's Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators can be found on the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Website. The Title IX Coordinator is: Araiña Muñiz, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, ALN 172, Tampa, Florida 33620 (813) 974-4373;

More About Title IX: What is it?
USF Policy 0-004


To self-disclose Veteran Status and/or a Disability you must first activate your USF Net ID, then log into GEMS Self-Service, under Personal Information, choose either Veteran Status and/or Disability. Please note that this does NOT address the need for an accommodation under the ADA. For an ADA accommodation, review the policy and procedure.

Activate Net ID
USF Policy 0-108 (ADA)
ADA Accommodation Procedure


The University of South Florida is committed to protecting the safety, security and health of its students, employees and others. USF requires that a criminal history background check be conducted on prospective employees as a condition of employment. Criminal background checks may be required for students or volunteers depending upon assignment.

Background Check Information


The Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Office (DIEO) provides effective leadership to ensure that diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity are a thriving part of the fabric of the University of South Florida.

DIEO Department Info
Diversity and Inclusion


Schools must publish an annual report disclosing campus security policy, three years' worth of selected crime statistics, and make timely warnings about crimes that pose an ongoing threat to students and employees. Under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Campus Security Authorities play a vital role in the timely and accurate reporting of certain crimes and incidents within USF.