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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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The fall term that's on your terms

The University of South Florida is committed to creating an environment that gives students more options than ever, so that each student can create the semester that fits best with their wishes, their schedule, their lifestyle and their living preferences.

USF St. Petersburg campus alumni Ashley Lowery and Desiree Chubb

Alumni respond to massive changes in business operations due to coronavirus pandemic

On St. Patrick’s Day, 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg was advised to close down as the coronavirus pandemic spread across Florida. For Desiree Chubb, who runs the brewery’s quality assurance lab, the closure did not interrupt her work in testing the quality and consistency of the craft beer ingredients. But the skill set she developed first as a biology graduate and then working in the science of beer fermentation – a combination of chemistry, microbiology and cell biology – equipped her to do something else during this health crisis: make hand sanitizer.

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 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.