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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Update: March 12, 2020

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. With new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Florida every day, this decision prioritizes the safety and wellbeing of our […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Travel Information: March 12, 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.  All university-sponsored domestic travel that was previously approved, must be reevaluated for approval by your respective University vice […]

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UWF Notice: UWF transitioning to remote instruction until March 30, 2020

The State University System of Florida has mandated all universities transition to remote instruction, effective immediately. Face-to-face instruction is currently set to resume on March 30, 2020. If this date changes, the University will notify the campus community. At this time, there have been no identified COVID-19 cases at the University of West Florida. While students […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Spring Break Safety

University officials are working closely with the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to closely monitor the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The immediate risk to the American public is low at this time, but UWF would like to make everyone aware […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Based on current reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and travel advisories from the U.S. Department of State regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), UWF has made a determination that all university-sponsored travel (business-related travel, study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs) to China, Italy, Japan and South Korea is prohibited until further notice. Since […]

UWF Notice: Coronavirus Advisory

University of West Florida officials are closely monitoring updates related to a novel coronavirus as a second confirmed case has been reported in the U.S. connected to an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The second U.S. case was confirmed today in Chicago. No cases have been reported at UWF or elsewhere in Escambia County. The university […]

UWF Notice: Severe Weather: Jan. 11, 2020

University officials are closely monitoring the severe weather that is forecast for Northwest Florida on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. All University of West Florida locations remain open at this time. If conditions change, the University will update the campus community. The greatest risk is projected to occur across southeast Mississippi and southwest Alabama. The primary […]

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UWF Notice: Hurricane Dorian

    Hurricane Dorian Update #2 Aug. 30, 2019 at 4 p.m University officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian, which is currently a Category 3 Hurricane heading toward the east coast of Florida. All University of West Florida locations remain open at this time. Florida Virtual Campus Gainesville location will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. […]

UWF President Martha D. Saunders and PSC President Ed Meadows at the PSC2UWF extended partnership signing ceremony on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College strengthen academic partnerships with extended PSC2UWF program

The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College celebrated the launch of a redesigned and extended PSC2UWF program, which features new benefits, at a signing ceremony on Tuesday, March 5 at the PSC campus. PSC2UWF creates a more accessible, streamlined pathway for students to transfer from PSC and earn a bachelor’s degree from UWF. […]

2019 Women in Leadership Conference empowers women and others in sold-out crowd

Hundreds of students, young professionals and executives packed the University of West Florida Conference Center and Auditorium on Friday, March 1, to hear and learn from prominent female leaders at the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference. The annual event, hosted by the College of Business Executive Mentor Program, got its start in 2014 and this […]

UWF names John ‘Vito’ Hite as associate vice president, chief audit executive

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders has appointed John ‘Vito’ Hite as associate vice president, chief audit executive, effective today, Feb. 4, 2019. “John’s extensive background in higher education audit will be an asset to UWF,” Saunders said. “His experiences align well with our needs, and we’re looking forward to his leadership.” In […]

University of West Florida and Pensacola State College host signing ceremony for new partnership

Today, the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College signed a Memorandum of Agreement entitled “Pre-Admission Cooperation and Special Admissions Process.” This partnership admits select students from PSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science Program who show evidence of high academic ability and seek a challenging and engaging graduate experience into the UWF Master of Business […]