Business Office

USF Sarasota-Manatee campus Business Office (Cashier and Parking Services)

Important Announcement: Effective Fall 2020, all USF Cashier’s Offices will be cashless. In-person payments will no longer be accepted in our offices. The health and well-being of the campus community is a top priority for USF. We appreciate your cooperation with the new procedures adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional information, please visit: https://www.usf.edu/business-finance/controller/student-services/cashiers/cashiers-faqs.aspx and https://www.usf.edu/coronavirus/faq.aspx

USF is following a phased-in approach to re-opening departments. During Phase II, the Business Office will be offering only limited services. Some of the employees may be working remotely, so phone calls and e-mails are strongly encouraged.

Hours and Contact Information

Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. 
Phone: (941) 359-4220.
E-mail: sar-business-office@usf.edu

Questions

Phoned in or e-mailed questions are welcome. In-person visits are discouraged. Please contact the Sarasota-Manatee campus Cashier’s Office at (941) 359-4220. E-mails may be sent to:  sar-business-office@usf.edu. For additional information, please visit: USF Sarasota-Manatee campus Business Office: https://www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/campus-resources/business-office/.

Picking Up ID Cards or Parking Permits

Call ahead – ID cards and parking permits may be picked up. Please contact the Sarasota-Manatee campus Cashier’s Office at (941) 359-4220 or e-mail sar-business-office@usf.edu prior to arriving on campus to confirm availability.

Identification - Please have a driver’s license or some other form of ID available when picking up parking permits or ID cards.

Face coverings & Social Distancing - Please wear a face covering when coming to the Cashier’s Office window. The University of South Florida requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear face coverings inside University facilities on campus when in public areas such as hallways.  More information is available at: https://www.usf.edu/coronavirus/updates/06-19-face-covering-requirements-on-campus.aspx.

Cashier's Office

Payment Options for Tuition and Fees:

Cash payments will not be accepted. Online payments are strongly encouraged.

  • Credit Card Payments for Tuition and Fees (strongly encouraged): MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card payments may be made in OASIS. A 2.5 percent convenience fee will be charged. Please note that the University does not accept Visa for payment of tuition and fees.
  • E-check Payments for Tuition and Fees (strongly encouraged): May be made in OASIS by entering the routing and account numbers from your checking account paper checks. There is no additional cost to pay using this method, and payments post immediately.
  • Check/Money Order Payments for Tuition and Fees – Sarasota-Manatee Campus Drop Box: Checks and money orders (including the student’s name and U# and current address and phone number) in the exact amount only may be placed in the drop box located next to the main building’s Rotunda entrance for processing.
  • Mailed Check/Money Order Payments for Tuition and Fees: Checks and money orders (including the student’s name and U# and current address and phone number) in the exact amount only may be mailed to the Sarasota-Manatee Campus Cashier’s Office at the address below for processing. Please allow sufficient time for the check to be received before the tuition payment deadline.

    University of South Florida
    Sarasota-Manatee Campus Business Office
    8350 North Tamiami Trail, B-116
    Sarasota, FL 34243

  • Scholarship Checks: Are processed by the Tampa Cashier’s Office and must be mailed to the University’s Orlando lockbox at the address below. (USF’s bank will open the envelopes and scan them to USF for processing.) Please allow sufficient time for the check to be received before the bill due date:

    University of South Florida

    P.O. Box 864571
    Orlando, FL 32886-4571

Please review the following site for a better understanding of the Tuition and Fee charges. Due to campus consolidation, there are two different tuition and fees schedules - one for new students and one for continuing students - https://www.usf.edu/business-finance/controller/student-services/tuition-rates.aspx

Other helpful links:

Parking Services

Payment Options for Parking Permits and Citations:

Cash payments will not be accepted.  Online payments are strongly encouraged.

Credit Card Payments for Parking Permits and Citations (strongly encouraged): May be made through the Sarasota-Manatee Branch Campus Parking Services website: https://www.sarasotamanatee.usf.edu/campus-life/campus-resources/parking-services/index.aspx. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card payments are accepted.

Check and Money Order Payments for Parking Permits and Citations: May either be placed in the Sarasota-Manatee drop box, as referenced above, or mailed to the Sarasota Parking Services Auxiliary at the following address:

University of South Florida
Sarasota-Manatee Campus Parking Services Auxiliary
8350 North Tamiami Trail, B-116
Sarasota, FL 34243

Parking permits may be designated for mailing or for pick-up at the Sarasota-Manatee Parking Services Department at the time of purchase. If you are planning to pick-up your permit, please contact Sarasota Parking Services at either (941) 359-4203 or (941) 359-4220 prior to arriving on campus to confirm availability.

ID Cards

The University is transitioning to a 100% online ID card request procedure. Therefore, all requests for ID cards should be submitted as indicated below. After the approval process has been completed, the cards will be printed and ready for pick. Please contact the Sarasota-Manatee campus Cashier’s Office at (941) 359-4220 or email sar-business-office@usf.edu prior to arriving on campus to confirm availability.

Cash payments will not be accepted. Online payments are strongly encouraged.

New students should request their initial USF ID Card through MyBullsPath, or directly at the USF Card Request Site: https://idnow.it.usf.edu/myphoto/. Your Oasis account will be charged $10 for your initial ID card. 

Returning students who already have a current USF ID Card: No action is needed. You can continue to use your existing USF ID card.

Returning students needing a replacement USF ID Card: To request a replacement for an existing card, please enter your request at the USF Card Request Site: https://idnow.it.usf.edu/myphoto/. Your Oasis account will be charged $15 for your replacement ID.

Procedure for Obtaining Faculty and Staff ID Cards - The University is transitioning to a 100% online ID card request procedure. Therefore, all requests for ID cards should be submitted on the USF Card Request Site:  https://idnow.it.usf.edu/myphoto/. After the approval process has been completed, the ID card will be available for pick-up at the Sarasota-Manatee Cashier’s Office (Room B-116) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no charge for the first faculty/staff ID card. Replacement cards are $15.00, the cost of which is payable when the card is picked up. Inquiries may be directed to the Sarasota-Manatee campus Cashier’s Office at (941) 359-4220 or e-mail sar-business-office@usf.edu.