Announcements

Tuesday, Aug 24
Over the past few days, it has been wonderful to welcome new undergraduate and graduate students and to welcome back our continuing students.
Thursday, Aug 19
As of Aug. 20, San Francisco will require businesses — including universities — to obtain proof of vaccination from their patrons and employees in order to go inside those facilities.
Thursday, Aug 19
As of Aug. 20, San Francisco will require businesses — including universities — to obtain proof of vaccination from their patrons and employees in order to go inside those facilities.
Friday, Aug 06
In planning for the semester, we continue to focus on doing everything we can to keep our entire community — students, faculty, staff, parents, family members, and visitors — as safe and comfortable as possible.
Tuesday, Jul 20
I am overjoyed to write my first message to the USF community in my new capacity as provost and vice president of academic affairs.
Wednesday, Jul 07
With a number of significant announcements from the city and state in the last few weeks, we are pleased to share updates to policies and protocols that will guide campus life this fall.
Monday, May 24
Vaccination of everyone who works at USF is critical to preventing the spread of COVID-19 and the return to regular, in-person experiences on our campuses.
Monday, May 24
Vaccines are crucial to having a safe, healthy environment at USF and in our broader community. We encourage you to get a vaccine as soon as you are able to do so.
Wednesday, May 19
USF is dedicated to teaching and practicing universal respect for the dignity of every person. We stand in solidarity with all of the peace workers currently advocating for a ceasefire, and we support every effort to reach a just and lasting peace...
Wednesday, May 12
In observance of what Juneteenth commemorates and celebrates, and in recognition of the renewed call for progress on social justice in the United States, USF has added this day as an official annual university holiday.
Wednesday, May 12
On behalf of the Academic Spaces Working Group, we are pleased to announce increased and streamlined access to individual study spaces at the Gleeson Library, Zief Library, and Downtown Campus.
Monday, May 10
Over the course of the past year, the President’s Cabinet and the Council of Deans have held extensive conversations about the future of the university’s Pleasanton Campus.
Tuesday, May 04
As announced March 16, Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, vice provost for diversity engagement and community outreach (DECO), is leaving USF for a position at University of the Pacific.
Friday, Apr 30
As you know, we are committed to and preparing for a primarily in-person fall semester, and we continue to work closely with the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) in regard to COVID-19 safety measures.
Wednesday, Apr 21
As we continue to process the guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial and remember the life of George Floyd, we invite you to come together tomorrow for a moment of reflection, solidarity, and hope.
Tuesday, Apr 20
The verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial was delivered this afternoon, and with relief we heard the voices of the jury declare him guilty in the murder of George Floyd.
Monday, Apr 19
Many of you may have seen the local, national, and international news accounts over the weekend that Chuck Geschke, USF Board of Trustees chair emeritus, died peacefully on Friday after a difficult year.
Friday, Apr 09
We know members of our community — especially Black students, faculty, and staff — have experienced anger, hurt, and fear in the wake of the March 30 discovery of a noose hanging from a Loyola Village Residence Hall balcony railing.
Friday, Apr 02
We are grateful for Black Student Union’s (BSU) efforts to advocate for the University of San Francisco (USF) Black community, including students, staff, and faculty.
Thursday, Apr 01
I write to update you about questions that have emerged while we continue with remote instruction and plan for in-person instruction this fall.