Campus Life

With 42,000 students forging their paths here, our campus is as warm and vibrant as the sunny city we call home. USF offers a rich variety of activities and resources so each and every one of our students flourishes.

Arts and Culture

College of The Arts Events

The Arts at USF thrive with almost 300 yearly concerts, performances, exhibitions, talks, conferences, masterclasses, and festivals—all open to students and the Tampa Bay community, many free of charge. Browse the event calendar and learn more.

Contemporary Art Museum

The Contemporary Art Museum presents significant exhibitions of contemporary art from around the world and maintains the university's art collection, comprised of more than 5,000 works. Explore current and past exhibitions and learn about upcoming events.


Graphicstudio is a world-renowned research atelier. Over 100 leading international contemporary artists have created more than 600 limited edition fine art works at the studio in collaboration with the university's master printers. See the artists and their work.

Centre Gallery

Centre Gallery is a free, student-run exhibition space in the Marshall Student Center showcasing innovative, contemporary art. Explore the current show and past exhibitions.

Botanical Gardens

Explore a living collection of more than 3,000 plants, animals and natural habitats on the southwest corner of campus. The gardens attract more than 35,000 visitors annually and house ongoing research projects. Learn more.

Public Art

The Public Art program at USF has worked with many of the nation’s most prominent public artists to enhance the aesthetics and cultural life of our campus by developing responsive works of art for display in various gathering places inside and between the buildings on campus. Browse through the gallery of works to learn more.