The Division of University Advancement is dedicated to raising support for the USF System including academic programs, student scholarships, and construction of facilities to support teaching, research, and service activities throughout the system.
The USF Foundation is the philanthropic partner of the USF System. The Foundation is the entity through which private, charitable investments to the USF System are made in pursuit of scholarship, research and common educational and societal goals. The mission of the USF Foundation is to promote higher education in general, and specifically encourage the advancement of teaching, research and public service through private support for the University of South Florida Systemís academic and student development endeavors.
USF Alumni Association
The USF Alumni Association is a membership-based organization with a mission to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship between the USF System and its graduates. The mission of the Alumni Association is to foster a mutually beneficial, lifelong relationship between the USF System and its alumni; to inspire loyalty and pride among current and future alumni; and to advocate for excellence in teaching research and public service.
The Office of Government Relations is the liaison between local, state, regional and federal government and the USF System. The office monitors the Florida legislative process to ensure the USF System's legislative priorities are implemented. The office also provides assistance to legislators and legislative staff when it comes to USF System issues, and communicates key legislative information to USF students, faculty, staff and alumni. The USF System service area includes the counties of DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota.