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The University of South Florida is closed from December 24-January 1 for the winter break. This includes most administrative and academic offices, including the College of Public Health.

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Make a difference. Donate today.

Help the College of Public Health celebrate 30 years of educating, mentoring, and training the next generation of public health practitioners.

To make a year-end gift to the COPH, simply visit and enter the personal access code PHD3015.  A member of the Office of Donor Relations is available during the university closure to assist with any year-end gifts and related questions. Contact or (813) 974-2035 and a staff member will follow up.

Navigators are available during the winter break

Having trouble finding health insurance that fits your needs and your budget? Look no further than the Health Insurance Marketplace.  There are new, affordable insurance options available for people without insurance.

No matter where you live, you may buy insurance from private health plans that cover a comprehensive set of benefits, including doctor visits, hospital stays, preventive care, and prescriptions. Plans in the Marketplace must:

  • Treat you fairly; they can’t deny you coverage because of a pre-existing condition
  • Show the costs and what is covered in simple language with no fine print

Financial help is also available so you can find a plan that fits your budget.

To find the latest, most accurate, information about the Marketplace visit or learn more and get ready by contacting one of the USF Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators at (813) 803-0628.

Note that participants must enroll by December 15, for coverage effective January 1 and Marketplace open enrollment period ends February 15.