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Responding to Coronavirus

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We continue to respond to the coronavirus in a number of ways to ensure our students have the tools and resources to continue their academic success, the latest health guidance and science to stay safe and numerous ways to engage with one another.

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Sci Fest

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest goes virtual

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will offer thousands of people a chance to be inspired, engage their curiosity and get involved with science and art on Saturday, October 17. This year, the immersive experience connecting scientists, environmental organizations and cultural institutions with the public will be held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

USF St. Petersburg Campus Events

Social Justice

Promoting Ethical Behavior

October 28
Time: 11am - noon

Join us for an important discussion featuring city officials, researchers and advocates on how to promote ethical behavior.


Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading

Date: November 12-14

Tampa Bay area's largest annual book festival will be virtual this year, but still feature national and local authors in fiction non-fiction and poetry speaking about their latest works.


Virtual Fall 2020 Commencement

Date: December 12
The University of South Florida will recognize thousands of fall graduates through virtual commencement ceremonies.

USF St. Petersburg Campus Accomplishments

Carnegie Foundation

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Awarded a 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Princeton Review

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Recognized as a Top 25 Online MBA Program

Research Grants

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Received more than $20 million in research grants in 2019-20

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

The USF St. Petersburg campus library is home to 200,000 books and provides access to more than 720,000 ebooks, 18,000 streaming films and documentaries, and librarians who specialize in all offered majors. The USF St. Petersburg campus library also houses tech centers, online learning, cultural events, and an array of resources focused on student success.

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Alumni and Friends

Alumni Spotlight

USF St. Petersburg campus alumni

Khris Johnson, Head Brewer/Co-Owner of Green Bench, is a founding faculty member of the USF St. Petersburg campus' Brewing Arts Program.

Alumni Society

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Stay connected with others long after your student career on campus ends.

Consider a Gift

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Contributions, regardless of size, open doors for innovation and steer students toward positive achievements.