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Be an Agent for Change

Let’s Change the World Together 

Embrace diversity. Pursue justice. Launch a business that serves the common good. Whatever your major, at USF you earn a degree in one thing: changing the world for the better.

Act grateful. Be grateful. Repeat.

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Embrace Diversity

Come to USF and contribute to our rich and vibrant community. U.S. News & World Report ranks USF No. 2 in the nation for diversity. Every undergraduate at USF studies cultural diversity as a required core class.

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Create Community

The Black Achievement Success and Engagement initiative gives students a community, resources, and scholarships.

Work for
Social Justice

At USF, social justice isn't a fad. Social justice is built into every major, every class, and every club. Justice has been a Jesuit way of thinking, teaching, and life for more than 400 years. 

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Take Action

AT USF you may join the Community Empowerment Activists program, a year-long internship class in which you engage with the local community and learn to be an activist.

Change the World Through
Better Business

Come learn to create change through entrepreneurship and innovation. 

USF Innovate For Good Conference
With Liberty and Innovation for All

The School of Management convenes an annual conference on how to build a better world.

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Tiffany Cannon '19

Master of Public Health

How will you change the world from here?

I knew deep inside that I could never change the world if I didn’t embrace my passion for the Earth and my desire to help others. Through the MPH Policy and Leadership program, USF gave me the freedom to find my niche in the intersection where climate change, health, and emergency management meet."

Tiffany Cannon '19

Master of Public Health

Think Beyond
Carbon Neutral

Come help make our campus carbon positive.

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Every Day is Earth Day

Fight climate change and help clean the planet.