Academic Advising

First Time in College Students

The First Year Advising Center

Advising all incoming freshmen with less than thirty credit hours. All freshmen have a "hold" for advising. During orientation you will meet one on one with an advisor in our office to design a course of study and choose your classes for the upcoming semester. Sign-up for new student orientation today!

After orientation you will have your advising hold lifted until it is time to meet with your advisor to choose classes for the following semester.

First-Year Advising Center Contact

Kathy Parker, Director
P: (850) 474-3170

Current Students, New Transfer, & Graduate Students

All UWF students are assigned an academic advisor. Students that have declared a major and have 30 credit hours or more will be assigned an academic advisor by your academic department. For advising questions or to find out who your academic advisor is, please contact the College of your academic department. Your Advisor's information can also be found on your "SASS Degree Audit" within MyUWF.

Departmental Listing by College

College of Arts & Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Electrical & Computer Engineering
English & Foreign Languages
Environmental Studies
Department of Government
Interdisciplinary Studies
Marine Biology
Maritime Studies
Mathematics & Statistics
School of Allied Health and Life Sciences
University Advising Center

College of Business

Accounting and Finance
Management and MIS
Marketing and Economics
MBA Program

College of Professional Studies

Aerospace Studies - Air Force ROTC
Applied Science, Technology and Administration
Criminal Justice
Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science
Instructional and Performance Technology
School of Education
Social Work
Research and Advanced Studies
Teacher Education and Educational Leadership


UWF Main Campus

College of Arts & Sciences College of Business College of Professional Studies
Dr. Tom Westcott Andra Smith Dr. Bob Shaw
Dean of General Studies College of Business, Office Administrator Assistant Dean, College of Professional Studies
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P: (850) 474-3178 P: (850) 474-3442 P: (850) 474-3311

UWF Emerald Coast

  • Ft. Walton Beach Campus

    Ms. Andrea Rymer, Student Support Specialist

    Bldg. 2 / Rm. 201

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome

    P: (850) 863-6569


    Ft. Walton Beach Campus

  • Ft. Walton Beach Campus

    Contact Academic Advisor

    Bldg. 2 / Rm. 206

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome

    P: (850) 863-6569

    Ft. Walton Beach Campus

  • Eglin Air Force Base Education Center

    Ms. Deb Cluff, Coordinator

    Bldg. 251 / Rm. 127

    Days vary & Hours vary

    Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome

    P: (850) 678-3272


    Eglin Air Force Base Center

  • Hurlburt Field Office

    Mr. Allan J. Gold, Military Services Coordinator

    Bldg. 90220

    Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome

    P: (850) 884-2723


    Hurlburt Field Office

  • REEF Facility

    Dr. Tom Gilbar, Engineering Advisor

    1350 N. Poquito Road, Shalimar, FL 32579

    Appointments Only

    P: (850) 833-9184


    REEF Facility

  • Crestview Office

    Ms. Deb Cluff, Coordinator

    Chamber of Commerce

    1447 Commerce Drive, Crestview, FL 32539

    Appointments Only

    P: (850) 682-3212


    Crestview Office

Visiting and Non-Degree Seeking Students

Visiting or non-degree seeking students are not required to meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for UWF classes. Non-degree seeking students are responsible for understanding and abiding by certain requirement and policies. Non-degree applicants are not required to submit any transcripts for admission purposes. Although, many academic departments may need a student's unofficial transcript to show that a course pre-requisite has been satisfied. Once you have been admitted, submitted the required documents and received your University Student ID number, you can register online. Visit the step-by-step registration guide for detailed information on accessing the student information and the course registration. 

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