Student Support Services

USF offers a wide range of student support services for the online student. Click the expanding title bars below for more details on these services. Then contact the offices directly for more information on how they can help serve you.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Gillson Hall, Lower Level

M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Limited evening appointments available.
(415) 422-6352

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) assists students in resolving problems which interfere with their optimal functioning. Students can receive brief individual or couples therapy; those requiring or desiring longer term counseling will be provided with referrals. The cost of services is included as part of the student's tuition and fees. CAPS is staffed by licensed psychologists experienced in working with student concerns. Supervised doctoral interns also provide counseling. Faculty and staff are welcome to use CAPS for a consultation or referral to outside agencies.

Career Services Center, Priscilla A Scotlan

University Center, 5th Floor
Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall Drop-In Hours: M-F: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(415) 422-6216

The primary mission of the Priscilla A. Scotlan Career Services Center (CSC) is to assist USF students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and effectively implementing their career plans. To fulfill this mission, the Career Services Center provides career counseling, career and industry information, career planning guides, career information programs, job search preparation, recruiting activities, employment and internship listings, and graduate school resources. CSC hosts two signature programs: The Fall Career Premiere in the Fall and JOB FEST in the Spring semester. Get started with CSC by making sure that you are registered with Handshake at Note: The School of Law and Graduate School of Management have separate career service offices to facilitate their students' career planning needs.

Gleeson Library | Geschke Center

Gleeson Library | Geschke Center
(415) 422-2660

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Students enrolled in a USF online degree program are welcome to use the variety of online resources available from the Gleeson Library | Geschke Center. There are also services targeted to students like you who may not come to the San Francisco campus library. The Document Delivery Service scans and emails articles, and sends books via UPS with a prepaid return label. Through Ask a Librarian, you can choose the contact method that best suits you - email, text, phone, or live online - for help with research or library related questions.

The Learning, Writing, and Speaking Centers

The University of San Francisco offers academic assistance to all students through The Learning Center, The Writing Center, and The Speaking Center. Services are available at no additional cost to USF students and include subject-specific tutoring, writing assistance, and communications-related support. The Learning Center also provides opportunities for academic skill development, through one-on-one academic skills coaching, group workshops, and online resources.

One Card Office

Lone Mountain 130
M - F: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(415) 422-7663

Office of Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities

University Center, 5th Floor
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(415) 422-6251

Student Disability Services

Gleeson Lower Level 20
M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(415) 422-2613

The Office of Student Disability Services works to promote campus-wide awareness of disability and accessibility concerns. Services include: - assistance with accommodations - sign language interpreters - individual and group counseling - access to materials in alternate formats (e.g., audio tape and large print). All contacts are private and confidential. The Student Disability Services Office is located in Gleeson Library, Lower Level 20. Their phone numbers are (415) 422-2613 (voice) and (415) 422-5906 (fax). Students are responsible for reading University policy for students with disabilities found in the Fogcutter Student Handbook.