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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 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 distributed […]

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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 […]

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UWF Notice: Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

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 […]

UWF Notice: Coronavirus Advisory

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. The second U.S. case was confirmed today in Chicago. No cases have been reported at UWF or elsewhere in Escambia County. The university […]