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Responding to Coronavirus

Remote Status and Availability

Spring 2021

At USF’s St. Petersburg campus, our top priority is ensuring our services are accessible to our students. Below is a list of different departments and the best way to connect while we are operating in a partially remote environment.

Academic Advising

In-person services: starting in August, 2021

Additional information: Instructions for scheduling a virtual appointment

Campus Recreation

In-person hours:

  • Fitness Center:
    M-F 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 4 - 7 p.m.
  • Edge Lounge & Gaming:
    M-F 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 12 - 2 p.m.
  • Pool:
    M-F 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 4 - 6 p.m., Sat 12 - 2 p.m.
  • Boathouse:
    Th - Su 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Rec Field:
    M & F 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • USC Sport Complexes:
    Tu & Th 5:00pm -6:30pm

Appointment Required? Yes, Rec Field and Sport Complexes times must be reserved here.

Additional Information:

  • Any members with access to the daily "Return to Campus Pass" must display their pass before entering the facilities and participating in our programs
  • Rec Field and Basketball Courts alternate every other Wednesday night between from 6:00pm - 7:30 pm
  • Group Fitness classes are held online through our Facebook page here
  • Only single-person vessels can be reserved at the Boathouse during Phase II

Contact info:

Career Services

Remote service

Contact info: 727-873-4129 or

Additional information: Virtual drop-ins available M-F, 2-5 p.m. on Teams @

COMPASS Student Success Advocacy

Remote service

Contact info:

Additional information: Advocates can meet with students virtually or over the phone. Book at appointment 

Debbie Nye Sembler Student Success Center

Remote service

Additional information: Book a virtual appointment

Financial Aid

In-person hours: M-F 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Contact info: (727) 873-4128

Additional information: Masks and social distancing required

Graduate Studies

Remote service

Contact info: Lisa Akins (727) 873-4450 or

Additional information: After business hours appointments are available

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library

In-person hours:
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.;
Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;
Saturday closed; Sunday 1-9 p.m.

Contact info: 727-873-4405

Additional information: Access limited to USF faculty, staff, and students.  ID card required for entry.

Office of Admissions

In-person hours: M-F 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Contact info: 727-873-4142

Appointments required? No

Additional information: Lock box outside for document drop off (touchless interaction and/or after hours visits)

Office of the Registrar

In-person hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact info: 727-873-4645,

Appointments required? No

Additional information: Students can pay for and get on-demand transcripts at the counter and submit other academic forms

Orientation & Campus Visitation

In-person hours: Tuesday 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.; every other Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Contact info:


Appointment required? No


Remote service

Contact info: 727-873-4728,

Additional information: Can request information

Student Accessibility Services

Remote service

Contact info: 727-873-4837/

Student Financial Services

In-person services: starting on Aug. 5, 2021

Contact info: 727-873-4107

Student Housing & Residential Education

In-person services: starting on Aug. 5, 2021

Contact info: 727-873-5101

Additional information: Located on the first floor of Osprey Suites

Wellness Center

In-person hours: M-F, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Contact info: 727-873-4422

Appointments required? Yes

Additional information: In-person only for limited medical appointments. No walk-in appointments. All other services are fully remote. Students must contact office when they arrive for appt. and wear a mask


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