TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2017) – The University of South Florida System has announced an updated timeline for returning to normal business operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
USF Tampa and USF St. Petersburg faculty and staff should report to work as scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Classes at USF Tampa and USF St. Petersburg will resume on Thursday, Sept. 14.
USF Sarasota-Manatee remains without power and a reopening time is still to be determined. As soon as power is restored, USFSM students, faculty and staff will be updated regarding plans to reopen.
At USF Tampa, the Marshall Student Center, USF Library, Campus Recreation Center, Student Health Services and the Counseling Center will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. USF St. Petersburg residence halls that were evacuated during the storm will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
All USF Health clinics will reopen on Wednesday.
Two toll-free phone numbers have been established for any members of the USF community with questions about the reopening schedule:
USF System students or parents can call 1-855-382-5049. USF System faculty or staff can call 1-855-456-0649.
Both phone numbers will be staffed from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. beginning on Tuesday.
About the USF System
The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.