Frequently Asked Questions

Admission and Registration

Non-credit courses and workshops and conferences and events do not require admission to the University. However, like with most University degree programs, graduate and undergraduate degree and credit certificate programs do require that you apply for admission to the University. Learn more about admission into The University of West Florida.

Immunization Requirements: Am I required to follow the UWF policy for Immunization? If you want to take a credit course, you will have to comply with the University immunization requirements. However, most non-credit Continuing Education courses do not require proof of immunizations. If proof of immunization is required for a non-credit course, you will be notified before class begins.

Online Courses: I've registered for an online non-credit course. How do I begin?

Open your Continuing Education Student account at and follow the instructions below:

  1. Choose Sign In in the Menu on the left

  2. Enter your User Name and Password and then click on the Sign In button.

  3. Click on Current Registrations in the menu on the left. Note: You will not be able to see your course until after 11:00 a.m. CST on the start date you chose.

  4. Locate your class and click its corresponding Go to Class link. You will be taken to the Education to Go site. Lessons will be released on Wednesday and Fridays after 11:.00 a.m. CST for six weeks. If you have any technical difficulty with your course, you may contact their Student Support at (817) 870-2870 or toll free (966) 441-5454.

Tuition & Fees

How can I pay for courses? You may be eligible for financial assistance for Continuing Education courses provided courses are for academic credit and/or are part of a degree program. For detailed information and resources, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

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Do courses have additional fees for supplies and materials? In most cases non-credit courses do not require supplies and materials. If there are textbook requirements or additional fees, they will be listed in the course description.

What types of discounts are available? Many Continuing Education courses offer discounts for military personnel, UWF employees and UWF alumni. Discounts are noted in the class information.

As a senior, do I qualify for financial assistance? If you are interested in taking credit courses at UWF, you may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. Review more information about tuition waivers for seniors.

Campus Information

Where can I get emergency help if needed? Please contact the Campus Police (850) 474-2415 in regards to any security issues or emergencies on University grounds.

Where can I locate a map of the campus? Printed campus maps can be picked up at the Visitor Center and viewed online Campus Map. From the main campus map you can search for a specific building or area, using the drop down menus to filter your choices accordingly.

Am I required to purchase a parking pass? No, but you will need a temporary parking pass which you may obtain from the UWF Visitor Center located in Building 81.

Where can I park on campus? Finding a parking space can be difficult during peak times. Lots J, L, M and Z are open to all permit holders. Lots J and L are between the tennis courts and the Center for Fine and Performing Arts and Lot Z is just south of Martin Hall. Cars parked without an appropriate decal or hang tag will be ticketed. We recommend visiting for specific details on purchasing permits and to view maps and trolley information.


What if I need additional help or can't find the answer to my question here?Contact the Student Support Center via email, phone, or just drop in! We are located in Building 77, Room 149. Email: or Call us at (850) 473-7468 | Toll Free 1-888-529-1823. We are here to help!

Who can I contact for Technology Assistance? Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk, (850) 474-2074.

Holidays - Campus Closed

The University recognizes paid holidays as listed below. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday. If it falls on a Saturday, it is observed on the preceding Friday.

2015-2016 Holidays
Labor Day 9/7/2015
Veterans Day 11/11/2015
Thanksgiving 11/26/15-11/27/15 
Winter Holidays Thursday, December 24, 2015 through
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Martin Luther King Day


Memorial Day 5/30/2016
Independence Day