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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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Ray Arsenault

Decorated Civil Rights historian and campus champion Ray Arsenault to retire

Over four decades, Ray Arsenault compiled a remarkable record as a teacher and historian of civil rights and the South. He has been a constant champion and a faculty leader of the campus as it has grown in students, buildings, academic programs and reputation. Arsenault plans to retire from USF at the end of the 2020 fall semester.

USF St. Petersburg Campus Events


Date: September 24
Time: 11am - 7:30pm
Learn more about sustainable habits, foster solution-oriented conversations and increase awareness of sustainability efforts across campus.

Research & Teaching

Virtual 2020 Critical & Creative Thinking Conference

Dates: September 30 - October 2
Embedding critical thinking in courses, creative thinking student projects, scholarship of teaching and more will be the focus of the 2020 Conference.


2020 St. Petersburg Campus Events

October 4-10

A week-long celebration of USF pride and Bull spirit for students, alumni and the campus community.

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.