New Graduate Student Orientation

The University of West Florida Graduate School’s orientation for new graduate students takes place at the start of each semester. The orientation will provide you with an overview of University services and extracurricular opportunities and an understanding of what to expect academically and financially as a new UWF graduate student.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear from current graduate students, the Graduate Student Association, other campus organizations, as well as receive information about your nautilus card and how to purchase textbooks and parking permits.

The platform allows you to attend the orientation 100% online, at your own convenience.

Upcoming Orientation:
Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation will open on August 14, 2017

Notification emails will be sent to new graduate students when the orientation is live.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Graduate School if you have any questions or concerns regarding the graduate orientation.

Other orientation opportunities

The Graduate School's New Graduate Student Orientation is geared toward students in all graduate programs. Some academic departments also offer program-specific orientations; check with your academic department for more information.

Orientation Log-In Guide

Access instructions will be sent you to via email.  

You must be able to log in to your MyUWF account to access the orientation.

Use the instructions below to activate your MyUWF account.

MyUWF Activation Instructions

Students will use their MyUWF account to log-in to the online orientation platform.

1) If you haven't already done so, please activate your MyUWF account and obtain your username and password:

a) Go to the MyUWF log-in web page at
b) Click on the app titled "Activate Your Account-New to UWF".