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The University of Tampa is a comprehensive, independent university that delivers challenging and high quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. UT is a place to explore, experience and engage life. It's where you'll make new connections and form friendships.

Plant Hall

From day one at UT, students are immersed in a vibrant, diverse community.

Ars Sonora

The campus is constantly evolving and growing.

Campus Construction

UT Basketball and Volleyball Courts

Packed with state-of-the-art facilities, UT provides unique athletic activities and sports for students to stay active.


plant park

Studying here is a breeze when you can relax and study in a hammock all year long.

Tampa Bay Area


UT is committed to supporting every student’s development and success and creating a supportive campus community.


Students take a selfie in a group fitness class.

Group fitness classes are available for free to our Spartan community!

Group Fitness Schedule

Campus Pool

The Benson Alex Riseman Aquatic Center boasts a brand new resort-style aquatic experience with a 25-yard-by-25-meter lap/competition pool, a leisure pool and a 28-person shamrock-shaped spa.

Riseman Aquatic Center

Student and Dog Enjoy Plant Park

UT has over 250 clubs and organizations, which include the Hammock Club.

Student Organizations

Students Playing Basketball in their spare time

The basketball courts are one of the most popular spaces on campus.


Morsani Hall offers a variety of unique dining options set up like a food court.

Morsani Menu


The Rathskeller, located in the basement of historic Plant Hall, features sandwiches, soups, salads and more.

Rathskeller Menu


Starbucks Reserve® offers a collection of unique handcrafted coffees and snacks.

Starbucks Reserve® Menu


Panache is an upscale restaurant that offers contemporary fusion-style cuisine.

Panache Menu

ultimate dining

Ultimate Dining features a modern, cutting-edge dining facility with 10 stations.

Ultimate Dining Menu

downtown tampa skyline

UT is located on the banks of the Hillsborough River directly across from downtown Tampa.

Tampa bay

Just minutes from campus, you’ll find America’s top 10 beaches, including Clearwater and St. Pete Beach.


Historic Ybor City, only 10 minutes away, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife, dining and entertainment.


The Tampa Riverwalk is a 2.5-mile pedestrian space connecting downtown’s popular destinations and the city’s vibrant business community.


Channelside offers waterfront retail, dining and entertainment options.

PEACE volunteers in Nicaragua

The team on the PEACE Alternative Break trip
to Nicaragua takes a break for sightseeing.


Students on an alternative break in Nicaragua

A PEACE Alternative Break trip to Nicaragua partnered the students with members of the local women’s cooperative in several projects.

Alternative Breaks

Students helping build a building

The University is committed to the development of each student to become a productive and responsible citizen.


Students jumping at a beach

A PEACE Alternative Break trip to Oakland, CA, focused on immigration and the environment.

Alternative Breaks

Students participating in community service

Seventy percent of all students at UT participate in community service activities prior to their graduation.

Community Service Events

Austin Hall walkway

Austin Hall is home to more than 470 students who live in double and triple rooms.

Video Tour

McKay Hall

McKay Hall houses approximately 160 students in double and triple rooms with shared, suite-style bathrooms.

McKay Hall Video Tour

Smiley Hall

UT’s smallest “traditional” residence hall is built around a sunny courtyard and
houses 130 men and women.

Video Tour

students sitting dorm room

The layout for the dorms can be customized and includes many furniture items such as the bed, desk, chair and dresser.

brevard hall

Brevard Hall has suite-style rooms with shared bathroom and common areas.

Video Tour

Recreational Volleyball

The intramural sports program offers organized, non-varsity teams and individual contests.

Campus Recreation

Club Hockey

UT Ice Hockey plays in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) league.

Recreation Organizations


UT has over 20 club sports including the Equestrian Club.

Athletic Club Sports

Club Golf

A variety of club sports are offered at UT, including golf, tennis, swimming and pickleball

Athletic Clubs

Club Sports

UT's crew team practices on the Hillsborough River, which runs adjacent to campus.


Students canoeing

Students at UT are challenged to be leaders through highly interactive roles and programs.

Leadership and Competency Development

PEACE Volunteers

UT is committed to fostering a learning environment that respects and values the dignity of all persons.


Greek life

UT offers 25 fraternities and sororities in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, diversity and community involvement.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Party in the Park

Each year, Student Productions brings popular artists to campus for Party in the Park.

Student Productions

Students dancing

With 10,000 events annually, there is something for everyone at UT.


Phi Beta Sigma

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. has a long rich history at The University of Tampa.

Members of NPHC

There are six National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations in the fraternity and sorority life community at The University of Tampa.

Sigma Delta Tau

The UT FSL community provides lifelong friendships and memories for members.

Members of UGC

There are 15 recognized fraternities at The University of Tampa.

Sorority members

Fraternity and sorority Life at UT provides a home away
from home for many students.

yoga class

Yoga classes provide stretches and breath work to balance body, mind and spirit.

Group Fitness Schedule

cycling class

The fitness center features six group exercise rooms, which includes an indoor cycling room.

Group Fitness Schedule

women stretching, lifting weights, and climbing on monkey bars

The fitness center offers one-on-one training sessions with nationally certified personal trainers.

Personal Training

people on cardio equipment

A large number of Precor cardio machines are available.

Fitness Center FAQ

people using weight equipment

The open floor plan is intended foster social interaction and build community.

Contact Campus Recreation

women's basketball players

UT Spartan teams have won 21 NCAA II championships and captured 118 Sunshine State Conference titles.

Tampa Spartans

Swim team by the pool

UT fields over 20 men's and women's varsity sports and competes at the NCAA Division II level.


Baseball Player

Student-athletes are given opportunities to excel both athletically and academically.

Social Stream

Mens Lacrosse

Whether you are a participant or spectator, Tampa Spartans offer an exciting brand of intercollegiate athletics.


Student stretching on track

UT's athletic program offers men and women seeking high-level competition a personal and meaningful experience.


ICB Courtyard

Daytime into night, the ICB courtyard and adjacent Agliano Park are beautiful gathering spaces.

Campus Events

ICB second floor

The second floor of the ICB includes a spacious study lounge and numerous meeting rooms.

Explore ICB

ICB Pitch Room

The Lowth Entrepreneurship Center’s pitch room offers tiered seating for spectators and judges.

Entrepreneur Programs

Cybersecurity Lab

UT's cybersecurity programs provide students with valuable hands-on experience
using industry-standard tools and software.


ICB Think Pods

The Lowth Entrepreneurship Center’s distinctive think pods provide an ideal place for brainstorming.

Entrepreneurship Center

Professor teaching a class

UT offers a low faculty-to-student ratio and average class size.

UT's Colleges

Students in computer Lab

The University offers several computer labs throughout the campus with both Windows and Apple computers.

Campus Computer Labs

UT Dancers in studio

The dance degree at UT offers a distinctive focus preparing students to become leaders in the field of dance education.

Dance Degree

Students working together

The interdisciplinary Honors Program allows students to go beyond the classroom.

Honors Program

Student singing

UT has numerous music and vocal opportunities.

Music Degrees

agricultural student getting experience

Find passion for agricultural communications through internships and volunteering.

Leadership Opportunities

student doing an experiment

UT student researchers and their professor work to illuminate multiple sclerosis research.

Undergraduate Research Week

students filming

This UT travel course took students to South America to learn documentary filmmaking.

Travel Abroad

students in class

Students and faculty researchers are testing the impact of nutrient programming
on body composition.

Faculty and Student Research

students abroad

UT’s education abroad programs prepare students to be global-ready.

Education Abroad

students riding a camel

The University of Tampa is a member of the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative.

Office of International Programs

student in Switzerland

Assistance for global opportunities includes the Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award.

Timothy M. Smith Award

UT Student in Ireland

UT students have the opportunity to build their credentials through an education abroad program.

Education Abroad

student in Europe

Students have options for summer, semester, academic or calendar year abroad programs.

Semester/Year Abroad

Semester at Sea

Students unite volunteer service and travel abroad in order to benefit communities outside the U.S.

Education Abroad

Scarfone-Hartley Gallery

CAL faculty and students put on over 125 exhibitions, recitals, performances and screenings a year in the heart of the Tampa Arts District.

CAL Events

Theatre performance

CAL alumni/ae go on to careers on the stage, in business, and in a wide variety of careers where creativity and innovation are key.

Speech, Theatre, and Dance

Student filming downtown

Students studying film and television have access to industry grade cameras and equipment, not to mention stunning locations.

Film and Television

Students listening to a speaker

Students in CAL learn from experienced faculty mentors who are published authors, nationally recognized artists and performers, and thought leaders in their fields.

English and Writing

Orchestra Students

College of Arts and Letters students have the chance to perform and showcase their talents in a variety of stunning venues on campus.


Artwork in Gallery

The R.K. Bailey Art Studios provides a 30,000-
square-foot art gallery and several classrooms.

R.K. Bailey Art Studios Featuring the Fab Lab

People in Art Gallery

The R.K. Bailey Art Studios was made possible by a $2-million gift from the nonprofit Bailey Family Foundation, established by Ron K. Bailey.

R.K. Bailey Art Studios Featuring the Fab Lab

People looking at art

The Scarfone/Hartley Gallery exhibits works of faculty, students and visiting professional artists from around the world.

Fine Arts Major

Art Gallery

The Scarfone/Hartley Gallery exhibits artwork by contemporary national, international and regional artists.

Scarfone/Hartley Gallery

Statues and paintings in art gallery

STUDIO-f is UT's visiting artist program that introduces national and international artists to the community.

STUDIO-f Artists

students watching artist

Meridian Scholar Program is UT's visiting artist program that introduces national and international artists to the community

R.K. Bailey Art Studios Featuring the Fab Lab

flower drawings

Since 1990, participants have included such prominent artists as Louisa Chase, Sam Messer, Ed Paschke and most recently, Audrey Flack.

Art Major

admiring art

Meridian Scholar Program artists work in collaboration
with a master printer for 10 days.

Scarfone Hartley Gallery

visiting artist

The program gives art students and enthusiasts an opportunity to meet world-class artists.

Fine Arts Majors

art portrait

Each artist gives a lecture in the teaching gallery to provide added insight on the art process.

Painting Minor

Welcome UT Dancers Street Sign

Dance classes and activities take place at the spacious ballroom in the Edision Building and Bailey Art Studios.

Speech, Dance and Theatre

Falk Theatre Sign

The Falk Theatre, built in 1928 is a 1,000-seat historic theater fully-equipped to modern standards.

Musical Theatre Photo Gallery

Sykes Chapel at dusk

The Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values is an acoustically superior and adaptable space for musical performances.

Sykes Chapel

Film studio

State-of-the-art cameras and lighting equipment, production and post-production facilities, and computer labs with industry-standard editing and digital arts software are available for use.

Technology and Facilities

R.K. Bailey Art Studios

Bailey Art Studios includes an art gallery and library; drawing, printmaking, painting and ceramics studios; dance studio; photo lab; an outdoor art workplace and sculpture display area and several classrooms.

Bailey Art Studios


STUDIO-f is UT's visiting artist program that introduces national and international artists to the community.

STUDIO-f Artists

people in art gallery

Our faculty value experiential learning, engaging students in and outside the classroom.

Art Degrees

looking at art

The Scarfone/Hartley Gallery exhibits artwork by contemporary national, international and regional artists.

R.K. Bailey Art Studios Featuring the Fab Lab

people looking at art

The R.K. Bailey Art Studios provides a 30,000 square-foot art gallery and several classrooms.

R.K. Bailey Art Studios Featuring the Fab Lab

students abroad

The STUDIO-f program introduces nationally and internationally known artists to the community.

student with art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design combines traditional studio instruction with creative uses of computer technology.

Graphic Design Degree


The graphic design program develops visualization skills, creativity and design ability.

graphic design lab

Graphic Design combines creative use of technology through a wide range of media and training on the latest software.

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graphic design class

Students are guided by faculty who are talented artists and distinguished scholars.

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graphic design project

Professional internships are available and encouraged.


filming in plant park

The Department of Communication offers a strong educational foundation.

students in lab classroom

Studies learn theory foundations in mass communications, ethics and digital media.

professor and student

UT students have found internships in top advertising agencies and public relations departments.

group work

A flexible curriculum provides an array of experiences and learning opportunities.


The communication department has developed long-term relationships with nearly 100 media outlets.

professor teaching students

The film and media arts program brings in leading industry professionals to give students an insider's view of the business.

Film and Media Arts

Student using clapper board

Students work on film projects locally and around the country.

Film and Media Arts

Students learning behind the camera

Students take courses in animation, web and new media.

underwater camera

Students apply the concepts they've learned by creating and editing their own films.

Film and Media Art Minor

student using laptop

UT’s courses are designed to foster creative expression and professional technique.

BFA in Digital Arts

Rachael Welsh

As a UT journalism student, I don’t just read the news — I write it. — Rachael Welsh ’16

Student Publications

Students working for The Minaret

A journalism degree provides students with news writing, reporting and editing skills.

Academic Writing

journalism professor lecturing

When I was growing up, I lived by the idea that everyone has a story. At UT, I learned that I wanted to be the one to tell the stories of those who can’t. — Marcus Mitchell ’16

Writers at the University

Student working at WUTT radio station

WUTT 1080 AM is UT's student-run radio station.

Students reporting for UTTV

UTTV: Spartan Television is UT's student-run television station.

Students singing and playing the guitar

Students studying music develop versatility as musicians.

Choral and Vocal Studies

clarinet players

Students become intellectually engaged through the enjoyment of music.


Student playing drums

Department of Music faculty are active musical performers, scholars and creators.


Student choir

UT's music degrees blend the best of innovation, conservatory rigor and liberal arts inquiry.

Music Performances


The UT Orchestra performs in Falk Theatre.

String and Orchestra Studies

theatre performance

The Department of Speech, Theatre and Dance enables students to explore their talents and creativity.


dance practice

Students work within a framework of professional discipline and development.

Speech, Theatre, and Dance Scholarships

ballet dancer

UT's location offers students many cultural experiences and internship opportunities.

Applied Dance Studies


Students enhance communication skills through the speech, theatre and dance program.

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

student performing

Students receive a balanced training in theatre performance studies.

Musical Theatre Degree

theatre performance

The University of Tampa presents the award-winning musical Les Misérables.

theatre performance

UT celebrated some of the most memorable songs of the 1960s at UT’s production of Beehive: The 60’s Musical.

theatre performance

More than 20 student performers staged the uproarious musical comedy The Rocky Horror Show.

musical theatre performance

UT’s production of the hit musical Nice Work If You Can Get It featured more than 30 student performers.

musical theatre performance

UT presented Thoroughly Modern Millie, a laugh-filled journey back to the roaring ’20s.

business lecture

The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business offers a world-class education with an international reputation for success.

Media Coverage

finance classroom

The Sykes College of Business is accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International.

AACSB International

sykes exterior

The Sykes College of Business is where tomorrow’s business leaders come to learn, develop and network.

Business Internships

Business speaker series

Students gain firsthand insight into the realities, challenges and perseverance that is required to become a highly notable leader in the business community.



Intimate class sizes allow students to develop close, meaningful relationships with their professors.

Business Degrees

Sykes College of Business exterior

The Sykes College of Business is accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International.

AACSB Accreditation

finance stocks classroom

The Financial Trading Center provides a hands-on dimension to finance education.

Business Resources

Finance students

In addition to the full-time day program, students can earn the B.S. in Finance through UT's Continuing Studies Program.

Continuing Studies

Finance classroom

Finance degree students are prepared for careers in commercial banking and financial services.

Business Internships

Finance students

The M.S. in Finance prepares students for careers in the ever-changing financial industry.

M.S. in Finance

student with camel

UT’s education abroad programs prepare students to be global-ready.

Semester/Year Abroad

Students talking in Sykes COB

The international business degrees provide expertise in a specific business discipline coupled with a global business perspective.

Education Abroad

Student Learning

International business degrees provide an interdisciplinary global perspective.

Travel Courses

Student Learning

UT encourages students to recognize global career options.

Business Internships

Santorini, Greece

International business majors often pursue careers in multinational firms.

Steps to Study Abroad


The contemplation loft in the mezzanine provides space for reflection and inspiration.

About the Center


The community incubator is a live learning lab for up to nine early-stage businesses.

Programs and Partnerships


This unique space cultivates innovative, qualified business leaders with the skills to make their visions a reality.

Innovation and Collaboration Building

think pods

Two unique think pods provide quiet space for private or small-group brainstorming.

M.S. in Entrepreneurship


The tiered pitch room provides seating for spectators and judges.

Business Idea Pitch Competition

management students

The management program focuses on organizational behaviors and strategic leadership.

Management Faculty

management students outside

Students in the program consult with local businesses and nonprofit organizations as part of a semester-long project.


management students in front of Sykes COB

Students learn how to assess organizations' operations and competitive environments.

Experiential Courses

Sykes COB

Management is more than planning, organizing and controlling resources.

Sykes College of Business

management student

The management degree provides students with the skills to develop and lead a global workforce.

Management Degree

student in class

The marketing degree encompasses the fields of advertising, promotion, sales and research.

Required Courses

group work

Marketing involves the analysis of competitive behavior and the development of new products.

Sykes College of Business

Sykes COB exterior

The marketing program focuses on domestic and global aspects of marketing.

Global Access Partnership

lecture class

Students gain valuable on-the-job experience, working with local businesses.

Tampa Bay Area

marketing student in class

UT marketing interns have worked in promotions and consumer product management.

Business Internships


The sciences afford the opportunity for exploration and discovery in the pursuit of new knowledge.

Biology Degree

Students and professor working on computers

With the challenges the world faces, there has never been a better time to pursue an education in health science.

Physics Major

Nursing students training

Scientists, technicians and caregivers are in high demand.

Nursing Degree

Student looking at stars through a telescope

CNHS offers rigorous, high quality curricula.


Physical therapy testing

Our faculty works with students in the classroom and on an individual basis.

Health and Human Performance

Looking at fish caught

The marine science-biology degree is one of the defining degrees at The University of Tampa.

Marine Science

Student skimming water

Nearly half of the biology faculty is conducting research on marine organisms or systems.

Biology Faculty

Marine Biology professor showing students a starfish

A vast array of facilities and equipment is available.

Marine Science Field Station

Marine Biology Student holding a conch shell

Marine biology courses are geared towards experiential learning.

Marine Science Major

Marine Biology student doing research

Students graduating with a marine biology degree are well prepared to enter the job market.


biology classroom

The Department of Biology offers students a wide selection of stimulating courses.

Biology Degrees

scuba diver

Students experience weekend field trips to remote locations like the Florida Keys and even international travel courses.

Marine Science-Biology

Biology Lab

Many graduates attend top-tier graduate schools or professional programs.


Biology Research

Students are presented with many experiential learning opportunities.


Biology Lecture

Students have access to a wide array of facilities and scientific equipment.

Marine Science Field Station

student working on lab

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers students a solid chemistry foundation.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

professor and student in classroom

Students become prepared to enter the job market or continue their education at the graduate level.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

problem solving

Each chemistry major is assigned a faculty advisor.

Chemistry Faculty

working on lab experiment

Students are provided lecture and laboratory experience.


student working on experiment

Students learn how to conduct experiments and interpret empirical data.

nurse practicing

Students are prepared to respond to diverse health care needs.


nurse conference room

The debrief rooms allow for students to receive individualized responsive feedback.

Nursing Skills Lab

nurse in skills lab

The UT nursing program has formal affiliations with more than 120 clinical agencies and practices.

Clinical Resources


Six patient exam rooms allow students to practice their health assessment and physical exam skills.

simulation lab

The nursing simulation lab features more than a dozen realistic medical manikins.

Four-Year BSN

group of students with flag

Students seeking to make a difference in the world can find no better place to start than UT.

International Degrees

students at computers

CSSME consists of six departments with curricula in eight core undergraduate disciplines.

Psychology Degree

group of students

The college also offers three distinct graduate education programs and a graduate criminology program.



Students may earn one of 30 different majors, minors or certificates.

Mathematics Degrees

group work

The graduate education program offers two distinct master's degrees.

CSSME Academics

criminology classroom

Students are prepared for an entry-level position in the criminal justice field.

Criminology Major

criminology students

Students participate in mock trials and observe actual trials.


group work

Graduates are prepared for professions in law enforcement, the courts and corrections.


Student poses for a photo with her supervisor and the sheriff.

Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the nature of crime and of the criminal justice system.

Mission Statement

professor giving lecture

Graduates have been accepted to the best graduate and law schools in the country.

Criminology Abroad

education classroom

UT’s Department of Education prepares students to become certified teachers upon graduation.

Student Organizations

student gaining experience

UT students work with peers and local educators to develop their professional teaching skills.

Education Practicum

education classroom

Students become equipped with the skills necessary to create an active learning environment.



The department of education develops students into teachers.

Education Admission

professor and student in classroom

Students learn to become teachers by studying and implementing active learning strategies.

Graduate Education

Alum attending president's reception

Alumni attend the President's Reception during Homecoming weekend.

Alumni Events

Classic Spartans

UT’s roots date back to 1931 with Plant Hall dating back to 1888.

UT History

Ars Sonora

UT’s alumni community reminisces about the changes of the constantly evolving campus.


Alums attending Alumni Weekend

There are about 35,000 UT alumni around the world.

Notable Alumni

alumni at Gasparilla Brunch

One of the three main events hosted by the UT Alumni Association is the annual Gasparilla Brunch.


student in class

UT commits to being an inclusive learning community characterized by the purposeful development and utilization of curricula and organizational resources that enable respect for the dignity and contributions of all members.

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students discussing

UT strives to address the impact of injustices and overcome barriers to achievement by establishing conditions of equity that encourage all students, staff, and faculty members to be successful—educationally and professionally.

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student in computer lab

Educational Equity: All community members have access to the right resources they need at the right moment in their education, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, language, religion, family background, or family income.

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students experimenting

Partner with key offices and stakeholders to recruit and retain community members from diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. 

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students hanging out

UT strives to address the impact of injustices and overcome barriers to achievement by establishing conditions of equity that encourage all students, staff, and faculty members to be successful—educationally and professionally.