Florida SBDC celebrates 45 years of service helping small businesses

The Florida Small Business Development Center Network is celebrating 45 years of service helping small businesses grow and succeed. The network is sharing “45 Stories for 45 Years” using the hashtag #FloridaSBDC45 to share stories of small businesses, partners, and the greater community. “Our 45-year story is a testament to the hard work and commitment […]

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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New housing director for UWF selected

The University of West Florida welcomes Leigh Prouty as the University’s director of Housing and Residence Life. Prouty will begin serving in this role at the University on June 28, 2021. As director, Prouty will oversee the staff of Housing and Residence Life and all services provided by the unit. Her responsibilities will include budget […]

Healthier Argo Nation: Updated UWF COVID-19 Protocols

Effective June 1, 2021, the University of West Florida will be implementing changes to its COVID-19 guideline and protocols. These thoughtful changes were made due to recently released national guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and in coordination with the Florida State University System. Please review the below changes before returning to […]

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

First and Second Vaccine Doses Available Argo Nation Vaccination Day

In partnership with the Florida Department of Health, the University of West Florida will now administer first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, May 26. If you are getting your first dose, you will need to visit the FDOH or a participating pharmacy to receive your second vaccine. The University will not be […]

UWF announces Spring 2021 President’s, Dean’s Lists

A total of 2,980 undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2021 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists.  The Spring 2021 President’s List features 1,286 students enrolled in at least six credit hours who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher. The Spring 2021 Dean’s List […]

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 […]

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 www.myvaccine.fl.gov. 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 […]

UWF students, partnering with the Studer Family Children's Hospital, raised a grand total of $42,732.03 during the annual Dance Marathon on the UWF campus on March 20, 2021.

UWF Dance Marathon raises nearly $43K for Children’s Miracle Network

Held outdoors for the first time to prioritize the health and safety of the participants, the ninth annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised nearly $43,000 on March 20 in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. All proceeds from the UWF event will be donated to Pensacola’s Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred […]

ArgoFest to include in-person events as UWF community celebrates Argo spirit

After a year of virtual events, the UWF community will come together to celebrate its Argo Spirit during ArgoFest. Presented by the UWF Homecoming Executive Board, ArgoFest will be held March 15-20 with in-person, virtual and hybrid events. “We know how important it is for students to feel connected to each other and the University,” […]