About SOS


The SOS team intentionally collaborates with students and professional partners to optimize individual health and wellbeing to increase student success.


SOS aims to increase student success access thorough high-level personalized engagement with individual students and the campus community.

The office of Student Outreach & Support (SOS) at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus, is a student-first direct care management team that supports students in managing stress that impacts their academics and overall health and wellness. SOS case managers:

  • Meet with students to;
    • identify strengths and needs
    • assess for risk or threats
    • understand the students perspective for advocacy
  • Collaborate with students to develop an action plan for success. This plan can include;
    • coordinating referral linkage with appropriate on/off campus support services
    • letters of support 
    • professor communication

The primary goal of support from our office is assist the student in mitigating stress that restricts their full potential while fostering individual growth and self-advocacy.

Contact Us

Office Location



Student Life Center (SLC), 2400
6th Ave S,
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
STP-sos@usf.edu 727-873-4278

The office of Student Outreach and Support is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m and offers virtual appointments via Microsoft Teams.

To speak to a member of our staff, please contact us via phone, email, or Microsoft Teams.