Photo: UWF President Martha D. Saunder and PSC President Ed Meadows at the “2+2” articulation agreement signing ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at the PSC campus

UWF and PSC enhance transfer pathway with 2+2 articulation agreement at signing ceremony

The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College celebrated the launch of a new “2+2” articulation agreement with a signing ceremony on April 7 at the PSC campus. In an ongoing effort to expand opportunities for transfer students, UWF and PSC created the agreement which guarantees admission to UWF from PSC with an Associate’s […]

UWF kicks off Founders Week 2021 by placing blue and green signs on campus and around Pensacola.

UWF invites Argos and community members to celebrate University’s history and traditions at fourth Founders Week

For the fourth year, the University of West Florida will honor traditions, engage in the community and celebrate the future of the University during its annual Founders Week, which will be held April 9-14. Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors […]

At UWF, the Admissions Office in Building 18 serves as "Point A" for a student's academic odessey as an Argonaut. At Admissions, students have resources such as financial advisors to help guide and plan their UWF experience.

Media invited to attend “2+2” signing ceremony

WHAT: University of West Florida President Martha Saunders and Pensacola State College President Ed Meadows will sign and announce details of a new “2+2” articulation agreement, which guarantees admission to UWF from PSC with an Associate’s in Arts degree for transfer into a UWF Bachelor of Arts degree or Bachelor of Science degree. The articulation […]

UWF students raised a grand total of $55,694.15 during the annual Dance Marathon at Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart

UWF Dance Marathon raises over $55K for Children’s Miracle Network

The 10th annual University of West Florida Dance Marathon raised $55,694.15 on April 2 in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During UWF Dance Marathon, participants stand on their feet and dance for 10 hours in support of children who cannot. The event was held at Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. All […]

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UWF offers region’s first Inside-Out Prison Exchange course

Every Friday at 8 a.m., 11 University of West Florida students show up for class at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution. Once inside, they are joined by their classmates: 13 incarcerated individuals.  The students are the first cohort enrolled in the Spring 2022 Inside-Out Exchange course led by Jennifer Brinkley, J.D., assistant professor of legal […]

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UWF boosts economic development in Northwest Florida through Industry Resilience and Diversification Fund program

The Industry Resilience and Diversification Fund program, administered by the University of West Florida, has completed its first year of operations after being relaunched in 2021. The program, managed by UWF’s Office of Research Administration and Engagement, remains open to new applicants. Over the past year, the University has approved IRDF incentive funding for projects […]

Pre-production stages for the UWF Theatre Department's 2022 showing of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

UWF theater, engineering students use grant funds to collaborate for upcoming Narnia production

University of West Florida theater and engineering students are collaborating to bring C.S. Lewis’ classic, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” to life this month at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, complete with an engineered puppet version of Aslan the lion. The partnership is made possible by a high impact practice grant, […]

UWF Computer Science students competed against other institutions during the Intercollegiate Programming Contest in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering on Mar. 5, 2022.

UWF team earns third place in computer programming competition

A University of West Florida student team placed third in Division II at the annual International Collegiate Programming Contest Southeast competition on March 5. The UWF Department of Computer Science hosted the competition as one of five regional sites for teams from UWF and other nearby universities to participate in the 2021 ICPC Southeast contest, […]

UWF understands the important role that family members play in the support and success of our active duty service members and veterans, extending its services to family members in order to assist them in reaching their academic goals.

UWF ranks in top five nationally for Military Friendly® Schools

The University of West Florida has been recognized with a 2022-2023 Top Ten Military Friendly® School designation in the large public category. In the annual rankings released on March 7, 2022, UWF ranked No. 4, jumping to the highest spot on the list in school history. UWF was the only Florida State University System institution […]

Dr. James Arruda, professor in the University of West Florida Department of Psychology,

UWF professor partners with BIOPAC to develop early Alzheimer’s detection device

Dr. James Arruda, professor in the University of West Florida Department of Psychology, recently signed a consulting and licensing agreement with California-based company, BIOPAC Systems Inc., to collaborate on the development of a device that could be instrumental in the early detection of Alzheimer’s. A patent is estimated to be completed within six months. Arruda […]

Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella, Director for the UWF College of Business Center for Leadership.

UWF College of Business forms Center for Leadership, appoints retired Navy captain as director

The University of West Florida College of Business has hired retired U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella to create and direct its newly formed Center for Leadership, effective March 1. Kinsella is charged with building University-industry linkages for the Center as well as creating leadership development programs for the University and community.  “I am excited about […]

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is a cutting-edge site that supports full-spectrum cyber operations including detection, incident response, protection, recovery and investigation using hands-on, scenario-based training. Located in the Studer Community Institute in downtown Pensacola, the Center for Cybersecurity's location positions the Center to conduct innovative teaching, research and training for students, professionals and state agency personnel.

UWF Cybersecurity adds partnerships and workforce development opportunities in 2022

The University of West Florida’s Center for Cybersecurity is building off its momentum since emerging as a national leader in cybersecurity workforce development. The Center, established in 2014, continues to expand and add new partnerships and opportunities for workforce cyber training. This year, UWF was named among 84 institutions across the country selected to join […]