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 to work, unless otherwise authorized by their supervisor.
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.
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.
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).
Based on current reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and travel advisories from the U.S. Department of State regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), UWF has made a determination that all university-sponsored travel (business-related travel, study abroad, exchange, faculty-led programs) to China, Italy, Japan and South Korea is prohibited until further notice. Since the COVID-19 situation remains fluid, the UWF community should be aware that travel restrictions to additional countries may occur with very little lead time.
Faculty experts from across the nation convened on Feb. 6-7 at the University of West Florida, examining how to combat air travel exposure to coronavirus, amongst other viruses.
University of West Florida officials are closely monitoring updates related to a novel coronavirus as a second confirmed case has been reported in the U.S. connected to an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
Unable to fall asleep as the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic weighed on her, University of West Florida senior mathematics major Delaney Beal decided to clear her mind by jotting down a few lyrics. As it turns out, those lyrics resonated with a significant number of voters in the UWF Songs of Impact contest.
The UWF Fall 2020 Returning to UWF Plan includes important information about students’ health and wellness, and the prevention of COVID-19. In order to make UWF a safer and healthier environment, below are two new guidelines that will be in place when returning to UWF.
The University of West Florida has established new guidelines and protocols for visitors to protect the health and safety of the University community.
The Florida Board of Governors approved the University of West Florida’s Fall 2020 Reopening Plan during its meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The plan was approved by UWF’s Board of Trustees on June 19, 2020.