Meet Your Admissions Counselor


The Admissions Recruitment team is dedicated in supporting you, our students, with navigating the admissions process. All students are assigned an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor by where you live (State and/or county) and by Educational pursuits. When you need help feel free to speak to your counselor or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@uwf.edu or (850) 474-2230.


Freshman Student Admission Counselors

Freshman Student Admissions Counselor

Ms. Carissa Williams

Florida Counties (Northwest Florida):
Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton

States (South Central U.S.):
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas

Specialty Student Population(s):
Homeschool Students

Contact Info:
E: cdwilliams@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-2121
F: (850) 474-3360

Associate Director

Mrs. Gwen Byrd

Florida Counties (North Central Florida):
Alachua, Bay, Calhoun, Columbia, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsen, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Suwanee, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington

States (South East U.S.):
Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

Contact Info:
E: gbyrd@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-3002
F: (850) 474-3360 

 

Freshman Student Admissions Counselor

Mr. Kyree Whitehead

Florida Counties (Northeast Florida):
Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Union, Volusia

States/Regions (North East U.S. & U.S. Territories):
Connecticut, Delaware, Guam, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands

Specialty Student Population(s):
STEM Students (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics majors)

Contact Info:
E: kwhitehead@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-3379 
F: (850) 474-3360

Assistant Director

Ms. Jessica Largent

Florida Counties (Central Florida):
Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter

States/Regions (Central U.S.):
District of Colombia (DC), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Specialty Student Population(s):
International Students, Prospective Student Athletes

Contact Info:
E: jlargent@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-2374
F: (850) 474-3360

Freshman Student Admissions Counselor

Ms. Marvetta Nesbitt

Florida Counties (South Florida):
Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Dade, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

States (West U.S.):
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Specialty Student Population(s):
Multicultural Student Recruitment, Non-Degree & Transient Students

Contact Info:
E: mnesbitt1@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-2253
F: (850) 474-3360

Transfer Student Admission Counselors

Transfer Student Admissions Counselor

Mr. Kyree Whitehead

Contact Info:
E: kwhitehead@uwf.edu
P: (850) 474-3379 
F: (850) 474-3360

2UWF Program Coordinator

Mrs. Brittney Simmons

Contact Info:
E: bsimmons2@uwf.edu

Gulf Coast State College Students (GCSC):
P: (850) 872-3824
F: (850) 913-3289

Northwest Florida State College Students (NWFSC):
P: (850) 729-4903
F: (850) 729-5206

Pensacola State College Students (PSC):
P: TBD
F: TBD

Tallahassee Community College (TCC):
P: TBD
F: TBD


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