Student Affairs Office

USF Health College of Nursing Student Affairs
Dedicated to the service and care of our students and our Bull Nurse community.

Our Mission:

Is to enhance the student experience through the facilitation of recruitment and admissions, academic advising, and student-centered programming in partnership with our students towards the pursuit of their academic and professional goals.

Our Work Is Focused On:

•    Building relationships with prospective and current nursing students
•    Leading admissions practices to engage qualified and diverse applicants who will contribute to a robust learning community of future health care professionals
•    Guiding students on educational paths in nursing based on student interests, abilities and values
•    Developing personalized academic plans to advance students towards graduation
•    Providing meaningful experiences to both promote and celebrate student success

Our Guiding Principles:

•    Students’ needs first
•    Transparent, caring communication
•    Supportive and knowledgeable teamwork
•    Proactive student support
•    Collaboration in student success
•    Inclusive environment for a diverse student population to grow and thrive

Current Students

    For Academic Advisor Appointments: (in-person or phone)

    Prospective Students

    For questions and how to connect with us:

    Contact Information

    Office Location: MDA 1002 in The WELL
    Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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    General Information: or (813) 974-2191

    Our Leadership Team

     Portrait of Brocdyl Joseph Porta
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     B. Joseph Porta, EdD
     Director Student Affairs

    Associate Director Admissions

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    Kirsten Manizi, MEd
    Assistant Director
    Undergraduate Advising

     Julia Myers, MEd
     Assistant Director
     Student Programs and
     Academic Support