Student Life

UWF to host fifth annual Family Weekend

The University of West Florida will host its fifth annual Family Weekend Oct. 17-19. During the weekend, parents and siblings of UWF students can take part in a variety of activities provided by the Office of Family Programs, connect with one another and become more familiar with campus life.

The weekend will host entertaining and informative events, including interactive workshops, games and Discover UWF on and off campus excursions for the whole family. At Family Weekend, parents can get a snapshot of what student life is like at UWF and learn more about the resources available to their student.

Featured events include a study abroad and academic excellence display fair; Family Weekend Service Project; Family Weekend Kick-Off and Tailgate; Presidential Address with President Judy Bense; Movie Night and Family Weekend Goodbye Brunch.

For additional information about Family Weekend and a complete schedule of events, visit