USF St. Petersburg campus students enjoy the benefits of membership in a premier national research university with campuses also in Tampa and Sarasota-Manatee, including world-class facilities and academic resources, American Athletic Conference athletics, and an expansive alumni network, along with the advantages typically found only at higher-priced universities.
Earn your Associate and Bachelor’s degrees while staying in Pinellas County. Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) is a pathway for you to begin your education at St. Petersburg College (SPC) and earn an Associate of Arts degree. You will then seamlessly transition to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus to complete your undergraduate experience and earn your Bachelor’s degree.
Start by earning your associate degree from SPC while getting many of the perks of being at USF's St. Petersburg or Tampa campuses, from access to campus events to specialized advising. When it’s time for your bachelor degree, FUSE guarantees you’ll be admitted to USF.
St. Pete Pearls
USF Pearls is a program designed and created for students emerging from the foster-care system.
Call Me Mister
Designed to provide academic and financial support to males interested in becoming public elementary school teachers in the City of St Petersburg.
Week of Welcome
Week of Welcome (WOW) provides each student an opportunity to start the semester off right with signature programs, and engaging activities. All programs and activities are designed to help you meet new people and get connected with our community. Programs will be hosted by a variety of offices to get you connected and learn more about what our campus has to offer!
The University of South Florida is committed to providing all incoming students the resources to be successful as they enter the university setting. We strive to provide excellent student experiences and knowledge about the University of South Florida (USF) by way of intentional and specific programming for first year students, transfer students, international students and their families. Our Orientations are designed with these goals in mind.
Whether you are looking to register for Commencement, find ceremony details or view past Commencements, we have all the information you will need.