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Service Offices

Office Locations, Hours, Contact Informations  Descriptions of Services
Academic Support Services:

Gleeson Library, Lower Level 20
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-6876

The Office of Academic Support Services offers a variety of services to assist you as you progress through USF. They provide information on placement, academic and graduate admissions testing programs, and can explain University procedures to you. If you are a learning disabled student or are having academic difficulty, they can also help you.
Admissions: Lone Mountain 203
M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(415) 422-6563
Career Services Center, Priscilla A Scotlan: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Fall Drop-In Hours:
M-F: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(415) 422-6216
The primary mission of the Priscilla A. Scotlan Career Services Center (CSC) is to assist USF students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and effectively implementing their career plans. To fulfill this mission, the Career Services Center provides career counseling, career and industry information, career planning guides, career information programs, job search preparation, recruiting activities, employment and internship listings, and graduate school resources. CSC hosts three signature programs: Nonprofit Expo and the Graduate & Professional School Fair in the Fall semester, and the Career & Internship Fair in the Spring semester. Get started with CSC by making sure that you are registered with DonsCareers at Note: The School of Law and the MBA program have separate career service offices to facilitate their students' career planning needs.
Center for Global Education: University Center, 5th Floor

M-F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Drop In Hours:
MWF: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
T/R: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

(415) 422-6848
The USF Center for Global Education, University Center, 5th floor, invites students to explore as early as possible the opportunity for education abroad during their Junior year. Students may study abroad for a semester or academic year, or for a January or summer term. Both USF-Sponsored and External Programs are available in many countries of the world. The Center for Global Education provides assistance for choosing a program, submitting applications, facilitating the USF approvals process, as well as providing visa and scholarship information.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):  Gillson Hall, Lower Level
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Limited evening appointments available.
(415) 422-6352
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) assists students in resolving problems which interfere with their optimal functioning. Students can receive brief individual or couples therapy; those requiring or desiring longer term counseling will be provided with referrals. The cost of services is included as part of the student's tuition and fees. CAPS is staffed by licensed psychologists experienced in working with student concerns. Supervised doctoral interns also provide counseling. Faculty and staff are welcome to use CAPS for a consultation or referral to outside agencies.
Dean of Students: (for advising please see the Dean of your college) University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-6251
Gleeson Library and Charles M. & Nancy A. Geschke Learning Resource Center: M-R: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
F: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
S: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Su: 12 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Information: (415) 422-2660

Reference Desk: (415) 422-2039

The Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is the hub for research and study on campus. Go to the Library's web site for links to information on the Library's hours, policies, collections, staff, and services, including Ignacio, the online catalog, and databases covering a wide range of electronic resources. Computers for email and other applications, as well as group study rooms and quiet study areas, are available throughout the building. Remember to bring your USF ID card for entry, to borrow materials, and to make photocopies with Don Dollars.
Health Promotion Services: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-5797
Information Technology Services:


Lone Mountain North, 2nd Floor West
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Help Desks:

Lone Mountain North, 2nd Floor West
M-F: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Gleeson Library/Geschke Center
M-Th: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
F: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
S: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Su: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Hours and locations vary.

Information Technology Services (ITS) makes available a variety of computing and network resources for educational purposes. Services provided to students through the campus web portal, USFconnect, include personal email, file storage and sharing, calendar, and group collaboration tools, as well as access to announcements, online library resources, online course tools, and administrative services such as registration and checking grades. Students may post personal web pages on USFfiles. On-campus computer labs provide students with access to software for writing papers, analyzing data, creating presentations, accessing the internet, and more. Students living in residence halls can have their personal computers directly connected to the campus network. USF systems are available off-campus via the internet. ITS provides technical support to the university community in person, by phone, online, and via email. In the labs, consultants are available to assist students with problems they encounter using the lab machines.
International Student & Scholar Services: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-2654

International Student & Scholar Services promotes a global perspective for the USF community through educational and programmatic outreach while fostering the holistic development of international students/scholars by providing support services and immigration advising.

The International Student & Scholar Services team works to create a welcoming environment and to provide high quality services for international students, scholars, and the University community. Through our programs and services, we encourage all students to develop a global perspective and learn about cultures in addition to their own. We strive to provide our students with skills necessary to become fully integrated members of the USF community and well-prepared citizens of the world.

To fulfill our mission, ISSS offers Orientation Programs, Immigration Advising and Document Support, Informational Workshops, Educational Programs, and Advocacy/Training.

International Students & Scholar Services assists various student groups and hosts educational programming to promote the global mission of the University. Student-centered programs include the International Student Association, the Global Living Community, the International Advisory Council, the International Network Program, and the International Support Program.

Office of Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-6251
Koret Health and Recreation Center: M-F: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
M-F: Pool closes at 9 p.m.

S/Su: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
S/Su: Pool closes at 6 p.m.
(415) 422-6821
The Koret Health & Recreation Center is administered by the Department of Recreational Sports. A variety of recreational programs are offered for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members. All USF students who are fully matriculating and currently registered for classes are eligible to use Koret by presenting their ID at the front desk. Non-matriculating students must pay a fee to use the Koret facilities.

The Intramural program offers competitive play in team and individual sports such as basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, and flag football. Club Sports offer opportunities for sponsored competitions with other clubs and universities. Current Club Sports include fencing, karate, golf, rugby, boxing, and women's soccer.

Outdoor Adventures include group excursions to destinations throughout Northern California. The program provides opportunities to enjoy sailing, hiking, skiing, kayaking, rafting, and rock climbing. During the semester, outdoor adventures are scheduled on weekends.

Koret offers numerous fitness and wellness programs including massage, personal training, swimming lessons, CPR, AED, and first aid training. Our weekly group exercise schedule features our 45 free classes including Pilates mat, cardio kick, yoga, hip hop, spinning, step, body sculpting, Tai Chi, and water aerobics. Cardiovascular alley provides 69 cardiovascular workout stations, and the weight room offers a mix of Cybex, Hammer Strength, Icarian, and free weights. The Koret facility has an indoor Olympic-size pool. Swim programs are offered for all levels and abilities. Improve your technique in our group or private swim lessons or upgrade your fitness by joining the competitive masters swim team. Lap lanes are also available for your personal workouts. Diving boards are open for use on weekends.

Learning and Writing Center: Cowell 215
M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Su: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Learning Center: (415) 422-6713
Writing Center: (415) 422-6715
The Learning & Writing Center, located in Cowell 215, can assist you with tutoring and other academic support needs. Writing preceptors are also available for all writing needs.
Intercultural Center: UC 411
M-F: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(415) 422-6484
The Office of Intercultural Center provides services, programs, resources, and leadership opportunities that contribute to an inclusive campus environment that respects and supports a diversity of cultures and a pluralism of ideas. MCSS develops and implements comprehensive and collaborative diversity initiatives for students, staff, and faculty. Intercultural Center strives to prepare all students for the challenges and rewards of living in a multicultural society through a complimentary program comprised of education, advocacy, coalition building, advising, training, and event coordination.
One Card Office: Lone Mountain 130
M - F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-7663
One Stop Enrollment and Financial Services: Lone Mountain 251
M-Th, F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
W: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(415) 422-2020

Hours may vary during University events and holidays. Please call the One Stop Office for specific dates and times. 
Public Safety, Department of: University Center 310
M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Non-emergency: (415) 422-4222 Emergency: (415) 422-2911 or (415) 422-1902
Campus Emergency Information Line: (415) 422-5555
Residence Life, Office of: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-6824
The Office of Residence Life (ORL) strives to provide a quality residential experience for its students by creating a community within individual residence halls through programming efforts, and involvement in campus events. ORL also serves as a large campus employer, offering various opportunities to students from Desk Clerk positions, and Student Assistants to Resident Advisors. ORL Staff is responsible for maintaining the safety, security and well being of all campus residents.
Student Leadership and Engagement: UC 420A
M-F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-7156
Student Disability Services: Gleeson Lower Level 20
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-2613

The Office of Student Disability Services works to promote campus-wide awareness of disability and accessibility concerns. Services include:

- assistance with accommodations

- sign language interpreters

- individual and group counseling

- access to materials in alternate formats (e.g., audio tape and large print)

All contacts are private and confidential. The Student Disability Services Office is located in Gleeson Library, Lower Level 20. Their phone numbers are (415) 422-2613 (voice/TDD) and (415) 422-2076 (fax). Public Safety issues parking permits for students and guests with permanent and temporary disabilities. A California DMV Placard and USF sticker or parking pass is required to park on campus. The Public Safety Office is located in University Center 310, and the telephone number is (415) 422-4222.

The Office of Academic Support Services offers a variety of services to assist learning disabled students. Students are responsible for reading University policy for students with disabilities found in the Fogcutter Student Handbook.

Student Health Clinic: St. Mary's Medical Center 450 Stanyan Street, 2 West, 2nd floor

Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
(415) 750-4980

The USF Student Health Clinic is located in St. Mary's Medical Center at 450 Stanyan Street, 2 West, 2nd floor (enter main hospital entrance from either Shrader or Stanyan streets).

Primary care services, those services included without charge, are offered by nurse practitioners who have advanced education in primary health care and work in collaboration with St. Mary's physicians.

The USF Student Health Clinic does not provide birth-control devices or contraceptives. Although there is no charge to visit the clinic, non-primary care services (e.g., emergency-room care, specialist referrals, medication, laboratory tests, x-rays) are the financial responsibility of the student. Specialty clinics are available on an ability-to-pay basis.

University Ministry: Phelan Lower Level
M-R: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
F: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-4463
University Ministry is attentive to the individual and collective spiritual life of the University. Rooted in the Roman Catholic faith, University Ministry also affirms the rich diversity of faiths represented at USF. In addition to the full-time staff, sixteen Resident Ministry Interns live in the six Residence Halls. Programs and services in worship, social justice, retreats, spring break immersion programs, community action activities, Justice Lecture Series, the Stand 4 Conference, sacramental preparation, and spiritual direction are offered throughout the year.
Vice President for Student Life: University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(415) 422-6251