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USF St. Petersburg is in downtown St. Petersburg on beautiful Bayboro Harbor, with easy access from Interstate 275.

Address & Phone

USF St. Petersburg
140 7th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727 873-7748 (USFSP-4-U)

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Visitor Information & Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Second Street. Please call 727 873-4562 for more information.

Campus Tours

Join us for a student-led walking tour of campus.


Visitor parking is available in the Fifth Street Parking Facility.

Wireless Access

Guest wireless access is provided to visitors through USF Information Technology.

Emergency Information Line

Call our hotline at 727 USF-INFO (727 873-4636) for emergency notifications.
Dial 3-4636 from on-campus. More information about public safety and preparedness.


By Land

To approach USF St. Petersburg from Interstate 275, take exit 22 and merge onto Interstate 175. The Interstate ends – continue straight onto Fifth Avenue South and proceed to Second Street. The Welcome Center is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Second Street.

By Public Transportation

To approach USF St. Petersburg from the downtown Pinellas Suncoast Transportation Authority (PSTA) Terminal at Williams Park, proceed south on 4th Street to 5th Avenue South. Proceed east on 5th Avenue South to the Welcome Center.

View the PSTA bus system map on their Web site.

By Sea

USFSP on Bayboro Harbor in St. Petersburg, FL

USFSP on Bayboro Harbor in St. Petersburg – Photo courtesy of City of St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay and the St. Petersburg area are depicted on United States Coast Guard chart # 11416. Details for Bayboro Harbor are best illustrated on the St. Petersburg inset. Coordinates are North 27-45.91 and West 082-37.62. The harbor entrance is identified by marker “S”, a center channel marker. Proceed west in the channel for about one nautical mile. You will pass the U. S. Coast Guard station on both sides of the channel and then come to the College of Marine Science on the right. Directly ahead will be Harborage Marina. Bear to the right (northwest) and round the various research vessels moored along the break water frontage. The USF St. Petersburg docks are ahead on the right.

Hours of operation are 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, daily. Dock space is very limited. Short term docking is permitted, one to two hours. Bring your own dock lines and fenders. Please, call the Dock Master/Watercraft Coordinator at (727) 873-4948 or the Waterfront office at (727) 873-4597 prior to arrival.

By General Aviation Aircraft

St. Petersburg’s Albert Whitted Airport is directly across the street from USF St. Petersburg. The airport identifier is SPG. The airport supports general aviation aircraft including some corporate jets. Fuel and services are available. Please, check with published airport directories for details.