Safety, Health, and Wellness

USF is dedicated to fostering a secure and thriving environment for all students. Below, you will find resources and guidance to ensure your physical and mental health are supported throughout your academic journey.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides students with mental health services that allow them to improve and maintain their mental well-being and to meet their educational, personal, emotional and spiritual goals. Services include consultations, referrals, workshops, anxiety management tools, psychotherapy, and crisis support.

Health Promotion Services offers health services and opportunities that promote wellness, stimulate better health awareness, and foster a vibrant and safe campus community for student academic success and retention.  Health Promotion Services is also where you access student healthcare and insurance, waive health insurance, learn about USF health requirements, and submit proof of required immunizations.

The Koret Health and Recreation Center features an Olympic-sized indoor pool, weight rooms, cardio alleys, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, and aerobics, dance, martial arts and self-defense training spaces. The Koret Center sponsors both intramural and club sports, recreational activities, wellness programs, and fitness services, as well as student job opportunities. 

The University of San Francisco is committed to the full participation of all students. Student Disability Services (SDS) recognizes disability as a valued aspect of diversity and works to facilitate equal access and an inclusive environment for students with disabilities. Services include pre-admission counseling, help with registration and scheduling, and campus life support.

The primary concern of the Title IX Office is safety and well-being and the office is tasked with following up on all reports of sexual misconduct experienced by community members. The Title IX Office continually strives to maintain and strengthen a climate that fosters civility, mutual respect, and inclusivity for all community members.