Academic Advising at USF St. Petersburg

Academic advisors across the University of South Florida St. Petersburg are ready to support students in their academic planning and promote their success.

Active students can make an advising appointment in Archivum with the assigned major advisor by going MyUSF ( and selecting: Business Systems > Archivum > Student Dashboard > Appointment Scheduling

Note: When making an in-person appointment, please review the office location prior to the appointment.

Academic Advisors in Undergraduate Studies

Prospective or Newly admitted students

  • Prospective or newly admitted USF students who wish to explore their major options prior to matriculation or first-term course enrollment.

Continuing Students

  • Voluntary Change of Major: Student is interested (voluntarily) in exploring a different major and/or career pathway.

  • Major Reselection: Student is required (based on the progression  policy) to select a different major and needs to explore other major options and/or career pathway.

Undergraduate Studies

  • Exploratory tracks: Exploratory-Arts & Humanities, Exploratory-Business, Exploratory-Global & Social Sciences, Exploratory-Health & Natural Sciences, Exploratory- Math & Technology.

  • General Studies: (BGS) A customized, interdisciplinary degree that allows you to choose an academic program that fits your educational and professional goals and empowers you to complete your bachelor's degree while maintaining your busy lifestyle.

  • Applied Science: (BSAS) Designed to serve Florida's Associate in Science (A.S.) graduates who desire a Bachelor's degree for self-enrichment, advancement in their current career, or to qualify for higher-level employment in other settings. Most students can complete their concentrations and exit requirements within an additional 60 credit hours.

Academic Advisors in Each College

College of the Arts, Harbor Hall (HBR) 129

Graphic Arts

College of Arts & Sciences, Davis Hall (DAV) 287

General questions may be sent to

Economics, Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Digital Communication & Multimedia Journalism

  • Dr. Joan Eldridge, Assistant Director CAS Advising/Advisor (DAV 287),
  • Amanda Timmers-Bonvallet, Sr. Academic Advisor, (DAV 287),

Anthropology, English, PTC, History, Political Science, Psychology

Biology, Marine Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Mathematics, Sustainability Studies, Geography & GIS, Environmental Science & Policy, Pre-Professional Sciences

College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, Davis Hall (DAV) 134

Criminology, Forensic Studies and Justice

College of Education, H. William Heller Hall (HWH) 201

Education, Educational Studies

College of Public Health, Davis Hall (DAV) 134

Health Sciences

MUMA College of Business Kate Tiedemann School of Business & Finance, 
Lynn Pippenger Hall (LPH) 117

Pre-business Majors – Student designated as a “Pre” business major and not fully declared. Declared Business majors must meet a minimum of 60 semester hours of college credit earned and academic requirements as listed in the USF catalog.

Pre-business major Advisor:

Declared Business Majors – (minimum of 60 semester hours of college credit earned and academic requirements met as listed in the USF catalog). 

Online Accounting Majors: