Dr. Michelle Horton, director of Complete Florida and interim assistant vice president of online innovation at the University of West Florida

Complete Florida director at UWF earns statewide recognition with innovator award

The Florida College Access Network has named Dr. Michelle Horton, director of Complete Florida and interim assistant vice president of online innovation at the University of West Florida, as a 2020 Workforce Education Awards recipient. The Workforce Education Innovator Awards honor school, community and business leaders, and professionals who strive to prepare students of all […]

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Nominations open for Spirit of UWF and Alumni Awards

The University of West Florida recognizes those who make a difference at UWF and in their communities through the Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards. Those eligible for nomination include alumni, friends, faculty and staff of the University. These awards are presented in collaboration with the UWF Alumni Association and the UWF Office of […]

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UWF to offer Explore Summer Camps virtually

University of West Florida Continuing Education is bringing Explore Summer Camps straight to students this year with virtual editions of the most popular programs. Camps are available for students entering first through ninth grade, with a variety of themes for specific age groups including Jr. Mad Scientists, Broadway Bound, Ozobots, Percy Jackson, Harry Potter and […]

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UWF Notice: Bear Spotted on University of West Florida Pensacola Campus

A large bear was spotted near the front entrance of the Pensacola Campus in the early hours of Friday, May 15, 2020. The bear was seen alone and was not approaching humans.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was notified immediately. UWF Police have increased their presence on campus, especially near the location of […]

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UWF announces spring President’s, Dean’s Lists

A total of 3,316 undergraduate students enrolled during the Spring 2020 semester at the University of West Florida were named to the President’s or Dean’s Lists. The President’s List features 1,490 students who earned a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher and were enrolled in at least six credit hours. The Dean’s List includes 1,826 […]

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UWF adds new partner institutions to 2UWF program

The University of West Florida announces a significant expansion of its 2UWF program, adding Santa Fe College, Valencia College and Broward College as new partner institutions in agreements that include attractive benefits for honors and international transfer students.  “The 2UWF program streamlines the process for prospective students.  It assists in ushering in a new generation […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: CARES Act Student Emergency Grant

The recently enacted federal CARES Act provided money to colleges and universities for emergency student grants. The purpose of the money is to award emergency financial aid grants to students for specific expenses that are a direct result of the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus.   The University of West Florida will distribute […]

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UWF places second at prestigious Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

The University of West Florida Cyber Club placed second overall and won the Best in Team Defense and Best in Service Up Time categories at the prestigious 2020 Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, hosted virtually by Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw State edged UWF for the championship. Second place marks the best showing for UWF in […]

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UWF coach running seven marathons in seven days as fundraiser to help feed the community

Inspired by an ultrarunner in Palm Bay, Florida, who ran 100 miles in one day to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts, University of West Florida cross country coach Caleb Carmichael laced up his Nike running shoes and left his home at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 6. He returned about 3½ hours and nearly […]

Students of UWF's Haas Center and Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Lab print and assemble face shields in response to the dwindling supply of personal protective equipment for doctors and nurses treating patients with COVID-19 on March 31, 2020.

UWF manufacturing, distributing 3D-printed face shields for healthcare workers

As a shortage of full face shields for healthcare workers grips the nation in the battle against COVID-19, the University of West Florida responded by asking one of the University’s direct support organizations to manufacture, manage and distribute 3D-printed full face shield supplies at its Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory in downtown Pensacola. The full face […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus: Refunds and Summer 2020 Course Offerings

Please see the below information on housing and dining refunds as well as information on summer course offerings.  REFUNDS Housing: Room and board costs will be prorated for all residential students who vacated campus housing through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester.  The University will provide students a flat-rate refund based on the type […]

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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 […]