It's not just college students who want Chick-fil-A off their campuses.

Dr. Scott Ferguson, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida, has started an online petition to get a Chick-fil-A location off the campus. So far, he's collected more than 500 signatures of support.

The petition reads:

Chick-fil-A currently serves thousands of students a year at the University of South Florida. However, the company has spoken openly against LGBT equality and consistently funded groups that seek to curb LGBT rights. In fact, Chick-fil-A has donated over $5 million dollars to anti-gay organizations between 2003 - 2010, supporting groups such as Focus On The Family, Exodus International, and the Family Research Council.

As a campus that stands for diversity and inclusion, the University of South Florida should not fund a company that supports anti-equality measures. LGBT rights are human rights and no university should cooperate with a group that is openly against human rights. By removing the Chick-fil-A vendor from the Marshall Center, the USF community will affirm its commitment to all of its members.

Students around the country have been protesting against on-campus Chick-fil-A restaurants, after Dan Cathy, the head of the company made controversial comments about gay marriage earlier this year. Chick-fil-A has also donated millions to groups which oppose gay rights.

Also this week, as students at the University of Texas-Pan American returned to campus, a demonstration against Chick-fil-A was held. The protest at UTPA is lead by the school's Atheist Student Organization and the LGBT Alliance.

DallasVoice.com reports:

Chick-fil-A is on five college campuses in North Texas. Both the University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington have started online petitions. A UNT student petition on Change.org had garnered 469 signatures and the one started by an alumnus has 44 signatures. The UTA petition has 155 signatures.

The leaders of the UTPA protest plan to present their petition to their administration soon.

Earlier on HuffPost:

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  • Wichita State University

    <a href="https://www.change.org/petitions/wichita-state-university-remove-chick-fil-a-from-the-rhatigan-student-center?utm_campaign=petition_page&amp;amp;utm_medium=twitter&amp;amp;utm_source=share_petition" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • Appalachian State University

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/chancellor-appalachian-state-university-end-our-relationship-with-chick-fil-a" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Illinois

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/u-of-illinois-evict-chick-fil-a-from-the-illini-union" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Virginia

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/keep-homophobia-out-of-uva-remove-chick-fil-a" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • Columbus State University

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/columbus-state-university-remove-chick-fil-a-from-columbus-state-university-s-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • South Dakota State University

  • University Of Louisville

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/keep-chick-fil-a-at-university-of-louisville" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • Kennesaw State University

    <em><strong>CORRECTION:</strong> A previous version of this slide mislabeled the university as Kansas State instead of Kennesaw State.</em>

  • University Of Southern Mississippi

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-southern-mississippi-remove-the-extremely-anti-equality-chick-fil-a-restaurant-from-our-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University of South Dakota

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/the-university-of-south-dakota-do-not-bring-chick-fil-a-a-known-anti-gay-company-to-usd-s-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Tennessee

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/the-university-of-tennessee-stop-using-anti-gay-chick-fil-a-restaurant-as-a-vendor-on-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-minnesota-twin-cities-remove-chick-fil-a-from-coffman-union" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of South Dakota

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/the-university-of-south-dakota-keep-chick-fil-a-a-known-delicious-food-chain-on-usd-s-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Kansas

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/the-university-of-kansas-remove-chick-fil-a-from-ku-memorial-unions" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • University Of Maryland

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-maryland-remove-chick-fil-a-from-the-stamp-student-union-food-court" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • Minnesota State University

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/minnesota-state-university-mankato-remove-chick-fil-a-from-the-centennial-student-union" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition</a>

  • Ball State University

    <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/president-ball-state-university-remove-chick-fil-a-from-ball-state-s-campus" target="_hplink">Change.org Petition </a>