Face Covering Campaign 2020 - President Martha Saunders

#ShieldUpArgos: UWF promotes use of face coverings with ‘Why I Wear a Face Covering’ social media campaign

The University of West Florida has launched an initiative to promote the use of face coverings at UWF locations and in the community. The series of social media postings features quotes and photos from UWF leadership, faculty members, staff and students to encourage others to be a part of the shared responsibility of protecting others. […]

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Returning to UWF: Required Student Training Reminder

The mandatory COVID-19 Student Training is available on MyUWF. All students are required to complete this short training by the following dates: Students living on campus must complete the training before their assigned move-in day during move-in week, which begins Monday, August 17. All other students must complete the training before the first day of […]

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Returning to UWF FAQs

The University has developed an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions on the Returning to UWF plan. Topics include information on COVID-19, campus environment, community, testing and academics. The Returning to UWF FAQs are continuously updated as new information becomes available. For more information on the Returning to UWF plan, visit uwf.edu/return.

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Returning to UWF: Library Reopen

All University of West Florida Library locations will reopen to students, faculty and staff on Monday, August 17, 2020, and operate with reduced hours. Requirements: Per UWF guidelines, face coverings must be worn. Anyone visiting UWF library locations must complete the Daily COVID-19 Pre-screening prior to visiting. All library locations are closed to the general […]

A UWF student takes a moment to tour the UWF campus and reflect on her last four years on April 7, 2020. Although unconventional circumstances have cancelled a traditional commencement ceremony, UWF graduates are still able to celebrate their achievements.

UWF celebrates spring and summer graduates with first virtual commencement

Commencement is a significant moment in the lives of graduates and their loved ones who supported them through their educational journey. On Saturday, August 8, the University of West Florida Class of 2020 spring and summer graduates celebrated that milestone and etched their names in University history as participants in the first virtual commencement. UWF […]

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Returning to UWF: Recreation Reopen

The University of West Florida Health, Leisure and Sports Facility and the Aquatic Center officially reopened and will operate on reduced hours. Fitness equipment and spaces have been modified to meet safe distancing measures. Requirements: Face coverings are required in the buildings, but may be removed while working out or swimming. Anyone visiting UWF Recreation […]

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Returning to UWF: Required Student Training

The mandatory COVID-19 Student Training is now available on MyUWF. All students are required to complete this short training by the following dates: Students living on campus must complete the training before their assigned move-in day during move-in week, Monday, August 17. All other students must complete the training before the first day of class, […]

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Returning to UWF: Student Face Covering Pick-Up

As part of the Returning to UWF Plan, the University is providing every student with one free reusable cloth face covering. To view face covering pick-up locations, dates and times, visit the Face Covering Distribution webpage. Students must have a valid UWF ID to pick-up their face coverings. For students who have not yet received […]

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Returning to UWF: Mandatory Daily COVID-19 Pre-Screening

The UWF Fall 2020 Returning to UWF Plan includes important information about students’ health and wellness, and the prevention of COVID-19. In order to make UWF a safer and healthier environment, students and employees are required to take a daily pre-screening outlined below. The pre-screening is a brief set of questions. It can be found […]

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Returning to UWF: Face Coverings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly urges you to wear face coverings to help protect those around you from COVID-19. The virus spreads primarily from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks or raises their voice. The simple act of wearing a face covering helps prevent […]

Supporting our International Community

In light of the recent modifications made by the Student Exchange and Visitor Program regarding online courses and international students, we have reviewed our revised Fall 2020 semester course delivery methods. As our plan for fall includes face-to-face, hybrid and remote courses, we are positioned well to meet the face-to-face instruction requirements. We are actively […]

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Returning to UWF: Student Training and Pre-Screening

The UWF Fall 2020 Returning to UWF Plan includes important information about students’ health and wellness, and the prevention of COVID-19. In order to make UWF a safer and healthier environment, below are two new guidelines that will be in place when returning to UWF.  Mandatory Training  All students are required to take the COVID-19 […]