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Spring courses at the University of West Florida are convenient, accessible and affordable. Classes are available in Pensacola, on the Emerald Coast and online scheduled throughout multiple terms during the spring.


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Undergraduates: Admitted for Fall 2018, but interested in taking Spring classes?

The process for changing semesters is easy and only takes few minutes to complete. Students admitted for the Fall but would like to begin in the Spring will need to fill out a Semester Change Request Form. Once submitted, please allow 2-3 business days for information on how to update your application.

Spring Semester Dates

Term1 & 23
Advanced Registration* 11/13 11/13
Open Registration** 11/20 11/20
Regular Registration*** 12/4 12/4
First Day of Classes 1/8 1/26
Fees Due 1/14 1/14

* Registration for current degree-seeking students opens
**Registration for new transfers, or readmitted degree-seeking students opens. New Freshmen register at orientation.
*** Registration for non-degree students opens.

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These steps will guide you through the web registration process.

Step by Step Registration Guide

Academic Deadlines

Registration deadlines are specific to your enrollment classification and term.

Academic Calendars

Spring 2019 Estimated Costs


Direct CostsFlorida ResidentAlabama ResidentNon-FL Resident
$/credit hour ($212) ($317) ($642)
*Tuition $3,180 $4,755 $9,630
**Housing $2,900 $2,900 $2,900
***Meals $1,890 $1,890 $1,890
Total Cost $7,970 $9,545 $14,420

* Based on 15 credit hours of Tuition & Fees
** Double occupancy Pace/Argo/Martin
*** 15 meals per week, $300 Argo Bucks


Direct CostsFlorida ResidentAlabama ResidentNon-FL Resident
*$/credit hour ($378) ($483) ($1,038)
**Tuition $3,402 $4,347 $9,342
***Housing $2,184 $2,184 $2,184
****Meals $1,890 $1,890 $1,890
Total Cost $7,476 $8,421 $13,416

Graduate online courses are priced approximately $15.00 more per credit hour.
** Based on 9 credit hours of Tuition & Fees
*** Graduate Housing (Pensacola Historic District), Single Occupancy
**** 12 meals per week, $300 Argo Bucks

Financial Aid

If you are a new UWF student beginning your enrollment Spring 2019, please visit the financial aid website for detailed financial aid information. The 2018-19 FAFSA is effective for Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019. When you receive your award notification, review the information that is attached to the email, so you understand any additional steps you must take in order to receive the funds. Student Accounts will send you information regarding BankMobile and financial aid disbursement.

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Dates & Deadlines

Freshmen Students

Spring 2019

Transfer Students

Spring 2019


  • November 1:  Admissions and Scholarship Priority Deadline (Students must have completed their applications and been offered admission to receive priority scholarship consideration.)
  • Upon Offer: Submit FAFSA to UWF. UWF's School code is 003955.
  • November 1:  Financial Aid Priority Deadline 
  • November 13:  Class registration begins for new Transfer students (Admitted students view your Next Steps for more information about advising.)
  • December 1:  Confirm to accept your offer of admission.
  • December 1:  Housing Priority Deadline (Housing Contracts Due)
  • December 21:  University Closes for Winter Break at 5:00pm CST
  • January 2:  University reopens from Winter Break at 8:00am CST
  • January 7:  First Day Spring 2019 Classes

Graduate Students

Spring 2019
  • 10/01/2018:  Application Priority Deadline (Application submitted by)
  • Upon Offer:  2018-2019 FAFSA submit to UWF (UWF school code = 003955) 
  • As soon as possible:  Confirm your intent to enroll
  • 11/01/2018:  Financial Aid Priority Deadline 
  • 12/01/2018:  Housing Priority Deadline (Housing contracts due)
  • 12/03/2018:  New Graduate Student Online Orientation available
  • 12/21/2018:  University closes for winter break
  • 1/02/2019:  University reopens from winter break at 8:00 am CST
  • 1/03/2019:  Housing's New Student Move-In Day
  • 1/07/2019:  First Day of Spring 2019 Classes for Part of Term 1 & 2
  • 1/13/2019:  Fees due
  • 3/04/2019:  First Day of Spring 2019 Classes for Part of Term 3