The Speaking Center

The Speaking Center is available to help students prepare for public speaking - including speeches, oral presentations, team presentations, and visual aid demonstrations.

Public Speaking Coaches can help you with a variety of aspects of public speaking, including:

  • effective oral communication skills
  • researching and writing speech content
  • achieving engaging delivery
  • developing well organized, concise, and informative main points
  • using transitions and signposting
  • crafting introductions and conclusions
  • enhancing visual aids

Coaches are trained peer tutors who are skilled teachers and experienced public speakers. 

Appointments are available during designated hours each semester.

Speaking Center Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. 

Schedule An Appointment


Speaking Center Workshops

Learn about the USF Speaking Center

We are now located in Gleeson Library, Lower Level