1. How Do I Find My Classroom on Campus?

Once you are registered, you will find your Student Schedule in MyUSF on the Academics tab (at the top).  Click on "View Details".  The far right column is Room - This will give the building abbreviations:

MAIN designates the main campus and
Building abbreviations are:

  • CLE- Cleveland Professional Development Center
  • FA- Jeschke Fine Arts Center
  • J- Jorden Hall
  • GLD- Glidden Hall
  • LIB- Library
  • MCD- McDonald Center
  • SCI- Salsbury Science Center
  • SWC- Stewart Center

Find your building on our Campus Map 

2. Do I Need a Parking Permit?

Parking on campus after 4:00 p.m. is free.  If you are on campus from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. you can get a free student parking permit:

BE SAFE:  Use the USF Safe Walk program by calling 321-6400 (24/7), and a Campus Safety and Security Officer will accompany you to your destination on campus.

3. How Do I Get My Campus ID?


All students need to have a USF ID and must have a photo on file (photo is used for ID cards and the MyUSF). 

  • Students have two options for updating his/her record with a photo. 
    • Photos can be taken at Campus Safety (located in the Mears Library) between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30 - no appointment necessary. 
    • Photos can be taken by students and uploaded online at https://forms.office.com/r/dJJnBsAPZ9 (please note that this form is credential protected, so you will need to be logged into your Office 365 account to access it).
      • Please keep these requirements in mind:
        • Photo:
          • The submitted photo cannot be a copyrighted image, which includes professional photos.
          • The image will be a headshot (mid-torso and above).
          • The use of filters is not allowed on the photo including stickers, colors, or text.
        • Setting:
          • Choose a location that is well lit.
          • Identify an area with a solid background (wall without pictures, side of the house, fence, etc…).
          • Choose an appropriate location that does not include alcohol, drugs, inappropriate images.
        • Attire:
          • No Hats/Headwear (unless religious)
          • Clothing must not have profane, vulgar, or sexually explicit terms/images
        • Camera:
          • Photo should be taken in landscape orientation
          • Place the camera at eye level so the picture will be taken straight on.
          • Try to avoid looking up or down at the camera.
          • SMILE 😊 (or at least don’t frown)
          • Face and eyes must be clearly visible
  • Students have two options for receiving his/her ID card.
    • IDs can be printed on-site by visiting the Campus Security Office (located in the Mears library) between the hours of 8:30 and 4:30 - no appointment necessary.
      • A government-issued ID is required to verify identity and must be presented to the Campus Safety Officer in order to receive the university ID.
    • Online students living off-campus, can request that his/her ID be sent in the mail.   
      • A government-issued ID is required to verify identity and will need to be presented via a virtual call prior to the ID mailing, so please contact the program coordinator for assistance.

Your ID will get you into Athletic Events, Plays, Concerts, and more!  With your USF ID, you are eligible for a discounted membership at Avera Fitness Center.