Students and faculty gathered to plant various fruit-bearing trees on the UWF campus as part of the Argos' Edible Campus program on Apr. 25, 2021.

UWF launches Argos’ Edible Campus program, combating food insecurity

With 200 new trees and bushes on the University of West Florida’s Pensacola campus, the University is taking another step toward combating food insecurity with its Argos’ Edible Campus program. The program will provide access to fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables, free of charge to students. In March, Chasidy Hobbs, lecturer in the Department of […]

Message from the President: Derek Chauvin Verdict

We recognize that over the past few weeks, many members of our University community have felt a mix of emotions awaiting the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin. The guilty verdict does not make up for George Floyd’s murder or the feelings of anguish, fear and frustration felt by so many of us in […]

Argie the Mascot posing with a COVID-19 vaccine bandaid.

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 […]

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Healthier Argo Nation: COVID-19 Vaccination Information and UWF Protocols

As of today, April 5, all Florida residents age 18 or older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Floridians are encouraged to pre-register at Once pre-registered, they will be contacted when the vaccine is available in their area. Floridians can also call the vaccine pre-registration phone number for their county, listed here. Baptist […]

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