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UWF Coronavirus: Coping and Support Resources

The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in all of us. Leaning on each other and coping with stress will make you, the people you care about and the UWF community stronger. We want to remind you that we are here […]

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Haas Center at UWF to conduct coronavirus-related survey

The Haas Center at the University of West Florida is conducting a study of the economic impacts of COVID-19. The survey can be accessed at uwf.edu/coronavirussurvey through April 6, and is available in English and Spanish. The survey aims to understand the types of travel and spending changes of Florida residents during the COVID-19 outbreak […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Remote Learning Resources

As you navigate through the first week of all remote courses, we want to provide a few resources to help make the transition as seamless as possible. We understand these changes have broad impacts and present challenges for all of us. We appreciate your patience and cooperation. Stay Connected and Maintain Your Routine The best […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Remote Instruction Extended through Spring Semester

Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida directed all Florida universities to conduct the rest of the Spring 2020 semester remotely. Although there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on any University of West Florida campuses or locations, these changes follow the general public health principle of limiting the interaction […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Remote Instruction Extension Details

As announced today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida directed all Florida universities to conduct the rest of the Spring 2020 semester remotely. Below are additional updates for the campus community. University Housing All students living in university housing are strongly encouraged to return to permanent home residences or on-campus […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Laptop Checkout Availability

As a part of our efforts to make the transition to online learning as smooth and seamless as possible for students, the UWF at John C. Pace Library is providing a limited number of laptops for students who do not have a computer to check out for the entire two-week period. These laptops will be […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Updated Travel Restrictions

Any students, faculty or staff who have returned or will be returning from any international travel or travel on cruise ships since March 6, 2020 are not permitted to visit any campus location until notified otherwise and should self-isolate upon return to the U.S. The institution will communicate when this restriction is lifted.  Impacted students […]

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UWF Notice: Important Coronavirus Updates: March 14, 2020

Although there are no presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID-19 at any University of West Florida campuses or locations, out of care for the campus community, UWF business operations will be conducted remotely from 12 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020, to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Essential personnel are expected to report […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Update: March 12, 2020

As announced yesterday, UWF will move to remote instruction effective Monday, March 16, to minimize health and safety risks to the UWF community. Remote instruction will continue for at least two weeks, until March 30, 2020. With new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Florida every day, this decision prioritizes the safety and wellbeing of our […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Travel Information: March 12, 2020

All university-sponsored domestic (U.S.) and international travel (business-related travel, study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs) is prohibited until further notice, unless approved by a University vice president. Only travel deemed essential by a vice president will be approved.  All university-sponsored domestic travel that was previously approved, must be reevaluated for approval by your respective University vice […]

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UWF Notice: UWF transitioning to remote instruction until March 30, 2020

The State University System of Florida has mandated all universities transition to remote instruction, effective immediately. Face-to-face instruction is currently set to resume on March 30, 2020. If this date changes, the University will notify the campus community. At this time, there have been no identified COVID-19 cases at the University of West Florida. While students […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Spring Break Safety

University officials are working closely with the Escambia County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to closely monitor the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The immediate risk to the American public is low at this time, but UWF would like to make everyone aware […]