UWF admissions celebrates incoming freshman and Top Scholar Elizabeth Royappa, recipient of the Pace Presidential scholarship, with a drive-by caravan of supporters in front of the student’s residence on May 13, 2020.

UWF improvises by celebrating full-ride scholarship recipients with caravan parade

A parade of vehicles with congratulatory words written on the windows and passengers holding blue and green pom poms out the windows weaved through Escambia and Santa Rosa County roads. The scene resembled a community celebrating a football championship. The University of West Florida is accustomed to celebrating champions, and while the COVID-19 global pandemic […]

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UWF Notice: Bear Spotted on University of West Florida Pensacola Campus

A large bear was spotted near the front entrance of the Pensacola Campus in the early hours of Friday, May 15, 2020. The bear was seen alone and was not approaching humans.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified immediately. UWF Police have increased their presence on campus, especially near the location of […]

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Housing, dining refunds bring students financial relief during time of need

When news of the COVID-19 global pandemic broke, universities were among the first to respond by shifting to remote operations and clearing campuses of student residents along with nonessential personnel. The University of West Florida was no exception, and its students, faced with unprecedented challenges, have learned exactly what it means to adapt and thrive […]

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UWF announces spring President’s, Dean’s Lists

A total of 3,316 undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2020 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The President’s List features 1,490 students who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher and were enrolled in at least six credit hours. The Dean’s List includes 1,826 […]

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