TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2023) – Based on the latest campus assessment and improved conditions in Pinellas County in the wake of Hurricane Idalia, the University of South Florida today confirmed the St. Petersburg campus will reopen and all classes will resume on Friday, Sept. 1.
Residence halls on the St. Petersburg campus are expected to reopen by the end of day on Thursday. Updates will be communicated directly with residential students as soon as possible.
The USF Tampa and Sarasota-Manatee campuses reopened, and classes resumed, on Thursday, Aug. 31.
More information and a list of FAQs can be found here.
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The University of South Florida, a high-impact research university dedicated to student success and committed to community engagement, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. With campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF serves approximately 50,000 students who represent nearly 150 different countries. For four consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked USF as one of the nation’s top 50 public universities, including USF’s highest ranking ever in 2023 (No. 42). In 2023, USF became the first public university in Florida in nearly 40 years to be invited to join the Association of American Universities, a prestigious group of the leading universities in the United States and Canada. Through hundreds of millions of dollars in research activity each year and as one of top universities in the world for securing new patents, USF is a leader in solving global problems and improving lives. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu.