USF Libraries | Special & Digital Collections | Exhibits

For such a young institution, the University of South Florida has a colorful and remarkable history of innovation and growth.  Opened as a university bereft of dormitories or athletics, USF has climbed the ranks from obscure upstart to a major player among the nation's institutions of higher learning.  Created with student input and text, this exhibit provides an introduction to USF history, largely from a student's perspective.