UWF to host State of the University

WHAT: University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders will present the annual State of the University address, detailing the University’s accomplishments in 2020-21 and its goals for 2021-22. Student Body President Ruben Gardner, Faculty Senate President Sherry Schneider and Staff Senate President Alycia Grieco will provide updates during the address. Face coverings are expected […]

Message from the President: Back to School Fall 2021

Dear UWF Community,  After all we have been through over the past year, I had hoped my back-to-school letter to you would be about something other than a pandemic. Unfortunately, the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases has raised questions within the campus community which must be addressed. I have been meeting frequently with the Chairman […]

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Argo Nation Vaccination Day

In partnership with the Florida Department of Health, the University of West Florida is hosting a Argo Nation Vaccination Day on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UWF Field House (Building 54) on the Pensacola campus. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be administered on […]

Fall 2020 cybersecurity graduate ‘destined for big things’ at IBM

In summer 2019, Michael Mitchell interned at IBM and soon after accepted a position with a six-figure salary on the contingency that he complete his Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree at the University of West Florida. Mitchell held true to his word, earning his degree, and on Saturday, Dec. 12, he plans to watch […]

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UWF moves Student Scholar Symposium online, invites community to learn about innovative research projects

The University of West Florida will celebrate student and faculty research in an innovative way at the Student Scholars Symposium and Faculty Research Showcase on Thursday, April 16. Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the symposium will be held completely online for the first time this year. UWF’s Office of Undergraduate Research will host the […]

UWF Counseling and Psychological Services offers resources to help students navigate COVID-19

As news broke about the COVID-19 global pandemic and universities across the nation transitioned to remote operations, Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of West Florida immediately ensured accessible resources were in place to help the campus community manage and cope with their “new normal.”  “We know that students are most successful when barriers […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Pass/Fail Grading Option Offered for Spring 2020

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.  Students can make the decision on a […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Refunds and Summer 2020 Course Offerings

Please see the below information on housing and dining refunds as well as information on summer course offerings.  REFUNDS Housing: Room and board costs will be prorated for all residential students who vacated campus housing through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester.  The University will provide students a flat-rate refund based on the type […]

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UWF Coronavirus: Coping and Support Resources

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 […]

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Haas Center at UWF to conduct coronavirus-related survey

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. The survey aims to understand the types of travel and spending changes of Florida residents during the COVID-19 outbreak […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Remote Learning Resources

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. Stay Connected and Maintain Your Routine The best […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Remote Instruction Extended through Spring Semester

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. Although there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on any University of West Florida campuses or locations, these changes follow the general public health principle of limiting the interaction […]