The UWF Alumni Association offers many types of programming for its alumni. Stay connected with your fellow alumni and keep up-to-date with what's happening at UWF. The opportunities to enjoy our programs are many!

UWF Senior Class Gift Medallion

Senior Class Gift Program

As a graduate, you may show your appreciation to the University of West Florida by making a class gift to the UWF Foundation. Your class gift of $20.14 or more will give you the opportunity to elect to receive a commemorative medallion to wear at commencement. 

Make your gift at the Graduate Gala on April 24, 2014, visit the Alumni Association in Building 12 or make your gift online at  If you elect to make your gift online, please also email us at to let us know where to send your commemorative medallion.

Alumni Awards Recognition

The University of West Florida Alumni Association has an Awards and Recognition Program for those who make a difference to the Alumni Association, the university and/or their respective communities.The awards are given every other year in recognition of those who work to help and promote the university, the alumni association and the more than 69,000 UWF alumni. The program will be held next in 2015. Those eligible for nomination include alumni, friends, faculty and staff of the university.

For more detailed information about the award recipeints or award criteria please view the Alumni Award detail page.

Past Award Recipients

For questions or more information about the Annual Awards Recognition Program, please contact Missy Grace in the Office of Alumni Relations, 800-226-1893, or

Spring into Action

Spring into Action is the UWF Alumni Association's professional development program. It is composed of two parts: Network-A-Thon and a Professional Development Symposium. It is held to provide networking and professional development opportunities to our alumni and students.

The Network-a-Thon will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the University Conference Center from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm.  Join us to hear an exciting panel discussion, break out sessions led by Dr. Athena du Pre' and Mr. Jay Massey and plenty of time to network.  See the exciting things happening in departments across campus and make a gift to the University to help further their studies.

Registration for Network-a-Thon is available online!

For more information about Network-a-Thon, email Cynthia Austad.


The Professional Development Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:30 am until 2:00 pm in the Commons Auditorium.  This student and alumni focused event will feature a keynote speaker, lunch with alumni from various professions and exciting breakout sessions to help further your professional development.

Register online.

For more information about the Professional Development Symposium, email Alesia Ross.

Alumni golf classic at Scenic Hills Country Club at UWF on September 27, 2013

Alumni Golf Classic

Watch for news of the 2014 Alumni Classic.

For more information, please email Cynthia Austad or call 850-474-2766.

Workplace Luncheons

The Workplace Luncheon program is designed for businesses and organizations that employ 10 or more UWF alumni in the Northwest Florida area. Alumni guests are treated to lunch, and a UWF guest speaker provides University updates. The event is an excellent opportunity for alumni to exchange information with each other.

If you are interested in hosting a luncheon at your place of business, please call UWF Alumni Relations at 850-474-3423.