Student Conduct

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg is a learning community designed to foster collaboration, open communication, mutual respect and inclusiveness among students, faculty and staff as they engage in the education process.

Learn more about student conduct, rights, and responsibilities

Title IX – Sexual Misconduct

Verbal or physical  conduct that unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance or creates an intimidating or hostile work or educational environment is considered harassment.

Emergency Phone Numbers

If immediate safety is a concern, call Campus Police at (727) 873-4140 or 911.

For sever or potentially life-threatening medical emergencies, call 911 or go to a local emergency room.

View more emergency phone numbers

Student of Concern Assistance Team (SOCAT)

The Student of Concern Assistance Team (SOCAT) offers guidance, resources, and referrals to USFSP students who are experiencing a distressing situation which significantly impacts academic or personal success.

Learn more about SOCAT

Are You Concerned About A Student?

Contact us to report any concerns you may have for an at risk student.

Meet Jake Diaz, Dean of Students

Jacob DiazWe are committed to helping you succeed through creative learning opportunities that enrich your university experience.
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  1. Integrity – To strive for honest, transparent, and ethical communication with the campus community.
  2. Community – To promote a welcoming, inclusive, and caring community.
  3. Empowerment – To guide students in understanding their full purpose and potential.
  4. Accountability – To understand and appreciate the potential impact of behaviors, choices, and actions.
  5. Development – To foster globally-minded, responsible, and innovative members of the community.

Mission Statement: The Dean of Students Office (DOS) focuses on promoting a caring, inclusive environment that fosters student development.

Purpose: The purpose of the DOS is to facilitate collaborative relationships, between students and the USFSP community, that aid in navigating challenges to student development.