USF is on a 1,562-acre campus in an urban setting in Tampa, Florida. There are many activities and organizations for USF students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
USF also has fraternities and sororities.
USF has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at USF include Campus Activities Board, USF Ambassadors, Student Admissions Representatives.
The USF community comes together each year for Homecoming, Welcome Week and University lecture series.
USF offers housing. . First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
USF offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At USF there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at USF:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Gymnastics||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Badminton||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Bowling||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of South Florida is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The USF campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
USF offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
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