The Office of Institutional Communications is the central communication team for the University of West Florida and has a team committed to assisting reporters with information and providing subject matter experts.

To contact our team, please email

Media Resources

Public Records Request

As a state agency, the University of West Florida is committed to providing public access to records in accordance with Chapter 119 in the Florida Statutes. Public records requests should be submitted at

Subject Matter Experts

University of West Florida faculty members are available to share their expertise with interested media. View the Subject Matter Experts database to find faculty members identified as subject matter experts. To arrange an interview with one of the experts listed, please email

Be the First to Know

If you are a member of the news media and would like to receive news releases and media alerts from UWF’s Office of Institutional Communications, please provide your contact information and any reporting interests to

Request Photos/Video

The Office of Institutional Communications has photo and video professionals on staff who are able to provide visual elements to assist you with your story. Many photos and videos in UWF’s libraries are provided to news media free of charge. Please email with your request. 

Download University B-Roll

The Office of Institutional Communication developed b-roll to assist members of the media who are covering stories related to UWF. The b-roll can be downloaded free of charge here.

Commercial Filming and Photography at UWF

If you are interested in producing a commercial film or conducting a photoshoot at UWF, please follow the guidelines outlined here.