Campus Life

With more than 50,000 students forging their paths here, our campuses are as warm and vibrant as the sunny region 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 College of The Arts proudly features our students, faculty and guest artists in over 400 stage productions, concerts, exhibitions and lectures each year. See the event calendar to plan your next visit.

Contemporary Art Museum

The Contemporary Art Museum, located on the Tampa campus, 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 on the Tampa campus. 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 on the Tampa campus, 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 the Tampa 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's Tampa campus has worked with many of the nation鈥檚 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.

St. Petersburg & Sarasota-Manatee Campuses

Our campus in St. Petersburg is nestled in the heart of a lively downtown, and our Sarasota-Manatee campus is part of a renowned local arts and cultural scene. Visit our campus websites for specific information on arts and cultural activities near you.