The USF St. Petersburg campus is the place to know and be known. In addition to offering you an excellent education in a small-classroom setting, it also offers great opportunities to get involved beyond the classroom. We work collaboratively to create a climate and sense of community that is safe, affirming, and inviting for all in the university and St. Petersburg community.
Resources regarding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programming and initiatives
Chancellor's Advisory Council on Issues of Diversity and Inclusive Community (CADIC)
CADIC's membership includes administrators, faculty, staff and student representatives from across the campus community. This appointed body advises the Regional Chancellor of USF's St. Petersburg campus on policies, procedures and programs related to diversity and inclusion. They work collaboratively to create a climate and sense of community that is safe, affirming and inviting for all members of the campus community. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This office supports the university’s mission of Inclusive Excellence in teaching, research, service and community engagement by fostering an inclusive culture for the USF campus community.
The mission of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) is to create a safe and inclusive environment for all marginalized identities that promotes authenticity and self-liberation. OMA strives to implement and sustain equity throughout the campus and the St. Petersburg community.
Resources for Students
This office can assist students with disabilities and academic accommodations.
Supports our military families, military, and student veterans with resources to excel academically and professionally.
An ombuds is a neutral third party who helps students address problems, concerns and complaints through informal means such as conversation, mediation, and other problem solving strategies.
Resources for faculty and staff
This office is responsible for coordinating and managing the university’s compliance and ethics activities, including violations of ethical principles of conduct.
The Ombuds Office supports faculty, staff and administrators across all campus locations through informal, neutral, confidential and independent services. Services include identifying strategies and options to resolve and prevent workplace conflict, informal mediation, explanation of regulations and policies and a variety of initiatives to co-create the USF workplace of tomorrow.
All faculty are protected under the Collective Bargaining Agreement regardless of their union status.
Provides human resources, particularly to staff, regarding working conditions.
Free work-life balance resources for faculty and staff including legal and financial services and therapy.
Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is prohibited at USF, and complaints of such conduct are to be filed with USF's Title IX Office.