University of West Florida
Table of Contents
Fall Semester 2005
Spring Semester 2006
Summer Semester 2006
Degrees, Areas of Specialization,
Student Services and Resources
Tuition and Fees
Military and Veterans Information
Registration and Records
Graduation and General Degree
Public Service and Research Centers
College Mission Statements
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Master's Degree Programs
Specialist Degree Programs
Doctoral Degree Programs
Course Numbering System
Course Listings and Descriptions
|Welcome to UWF|
The main campus of 1,600 acres of rolling
hills and natural woodland along the Escambia River is ten miles north
of downtown Pensacola. Its facilities have been designed to complement
the natural forest and waterways. In addition, the University of West
Florida has waterfront property on Santa Rosa Island that is available
for recreational, academic, and research pursuits. The University
operates the OWC/UWF Fort Walton Beach Campus, the Eglin Air Force Base
Center, and offices at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Hurlburt Field, and
Whiting Field. It also manages 22 historic properties in downtown
In 1963 the Florida Legislature authorized funds to establish the University of West Florida. The first president, Dr. Harold B. Crosby, assumed office in July 1964. Ground was broken on April 16, 1965, and the first students began classes in the fall of 1967. Dr. James A. Robinson, the second president, took office in 1974. Dr. Morris L. Marx was inaugurated as UWFís third president in 1988. Dr. John C. Cavanaugh became the fourth president on July 15, 2002. A 13-member Board of Trustees governs the University.
Currently, UWF enrolls more than 9,600 students in its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Professional Studies, and has conferred more than 57,000 associate, bachelorís, masterís, specialist, and doctoral degrees.
The UWF Welcome Center provides maps, parking permits, and information about facilities and campus events. Located at the east entrance to the campus, it has a drive-through window for automotive traffic and a lobby for walk-in visitors. Information concerning campus tours may be obtained from the Office of Admissions at (850) 474-2230 or 1-800-263-1074. Information about off-campus locations can be obtained by calling the OWC/UWF Fort Walton Beach Campus at (850) 863-6565 and the Eglin Center at (850) 678-3727.
More information about the University of
West Florida and its programs is available on the Internet through the
UWF Home Page at uwf.edu on the World Wide
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. Programs, activities, and services, and all terms and conditions of employment of the University are offered with equal access to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability.
Persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation should contact the Student Services Office in Building 21, at least five working days in advance to make appropriate arrangements. Persons with hearing or speech impairments should use the Florida Dual Party Relay System at 1-800-955-8770 (voice).