In an effort to support our students, the University will make a temporary modification to the UWF grading policy for the Spring 2020 semester. All undergraduate and graduate students will have the option to convert courses to satisfactory (S) or unsatisfactory (U) grading, otherwise referred to as Pass/Fail.
The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in all of us. Leaning on each other and coping with stress will make you, the people you care about and the UWF community stronger. We want to remind you that we are here for you and there are many resources to support students, faculty and staff.
The Haas Center at the University of West Florida is conducting a study of the economic impacts of COVID-19. The survey can be accessed at uwf.edu/coronavirussurvey through April 6, and is available in English and Spanish.
As you navigate through the first week of all remote courses, we want to provide a few resources to help make the transition as seamless as possible. We understand these changes have broad impacts and present challenges for all of us. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.
Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida directed all Florida universities to conduct the rest of the Spring 2020 semester remotely.
As announced today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida directed all Florida universities to conduct the rest of the Spring 2020 semester remotely.
As a part of our efforts to make the transition to online learning as smooth and seamless as possible for students, the UWF at John C. Pace Library is providing a limited number of laptops for students who do not have a computer to check out for the entire two-week period.
Although there are no presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID-19 at any University of West Florida campuses or locations, out of care for the campus community, UWF business operations will be conducted remotely from 12 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020, to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Essential personnel are expected to report to work, unless otherwise authorized by their supervisor.
As announced yesterday, UWF will move to remote instruction effective Monday, March 16, to minimize health and safety risks to the UWF community. Remote instruction will continue for at least two weeks, until March 30, 2020.
All university-sponsored domestic (U.S.) and international travel (business-related travel, study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs) is prohibited until further notice, unless approved by a University vice president. Only travel deemed essential by a vice president will be approved.