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 […]

"Queering Spaces" is an exhibit that celebrates the history and current culture of the LGBTQ+ community in the city of Pensacola. The exhibit is displayed in the T.T. Wentworth Museum in downtown Pensacola.

UWF Historic Trust opens new exhibit celebrating local LGBTQ+ community

The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the opening of “Queering Spaces: Celebrating Pensacola’s LGBTQ+ Community” on the second floor of the TT Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The exhibit will run through January 2022. “The UWF Historic Trust mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history of all people in Northwest […]

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 […]

University Advancement promotes Argonaut-branded socks to those who donate gifts on UWF's annual Day of Giving.

UWF brings in record number of donors on third Day of Giving

The University of West Florida broke a record during its third Day of Giving on Thursday, April 15, raising more than $125,000 from donors worldwide. The University surpassed its goal of 1,000 donors, recording the most donors, with 1,170, during the 24-hour fundraising event. With a theme of “Battle of the Decades,” the University encouraged […]

Niki Morgan, U.S. Air Force veteran and senior at UWF majoring in communications.

UWF named Military Friendly® Spouse School

The University of West Florida has been recognized as a Military Friendly® Spouse School in the large public school category for 2021-2022. The Military Friendly® Spouse Schools list is created using data sources from federal agencies and proprietary survey information from participating organizations to create a comprehensive guide for military spouses looking to further their […]

UWF alumnus overcomes depression, inspires others as mental health speaker, author

As the future he envisioned started slipping away and a sense of failure consumed his thoughts, Abraham Sculley ’19 fell into a dark place his freshman year at UWF. Then came a phone call. The phone call. Sculley dodged calls and texts from this persistent friend for weeks, but on that night in 2014, he […]

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 […]

University Advancement promotes Argonaut-branded socks to those who donate gifts on UWF's annual Day of Giving.

UWF invites supporters to give, battle for their decade in University’s third Day of Giving

UWF will host its third annual Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising initiative, on Thursday, April 15. Day of Giving is a social-media-driven effort that supports the University and its programs. Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends are invited to make gifts online at, directing their contributions to any of the 11 […]

UWF Vaccination Day Interest

Members of the UWF community are encouraged to receive their COVID-19 vaccination to help do their part #ForAllArgos. The University of West Florida is working with the Florida Department of Health to potentially coordinate a COVID-19 vaccination day, administered by an FDOH Vaccination Strike Team. Vaccination Day at UWF is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April […]

Healthier UWF: Planning for Fall 2021

While continuing to closely monitor public health conditions, the University is preparing to provide a full in-person experience for Argos this fall, including increased face-to-face learning and engagement opportunities. The promise of widespread inoculation against COVID-19, as well as your continued commitment to keeping our campus safer and healthier enables us to do so. ACADEMICS […]

Historical photos at familiar locations display UWF's progress since opening in 1967.

UWF celebrates Founders Week with in-person and virtual events

The University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its third annual Founders Week, held April 10-15, 2021. This year, UWF will host a combination of in-person and virtual events. In-person events will follow CDC guidelines and UWF COVID-19 protocols, including the requirement of […]