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Argo Arrival

Argo Arrival 2018

Argo Arrival is the University of West Florida's official welcome season, when new students join our campus community. New Argos attend incredible events and learn about the traditions and history that make UWF unique. Argo Arrival features five signature events taking place Aug. 24-31. Be sure to bring your Nautilus Card to each event, and celebrate your arrival by using #ArgoArrival.


Dozens of events will take place during Argo Arrival, including five signature events that should not be missed.


Signature Events

  • Aug
    24
    New Student Convocation and President's Reception
    Formally join UWF's spirited community of learners at this traditional ceremony. Then, meet faculty members, deans and other officials at the President's reception. Families are welcome to join their new students.
  • Aug
    24
    Club U-Dub
    Club U-Dub offers something for everyone. Dance to music from DJ Oso City, challenge your friends to the GloCade or hang out at the patio coffee bar.
  • Aug
    25
    Wet 'n' Wild
    Get ready to make a splash! Enjoy inflatable water slides, free food and treats and fun for everyone at one of UWF's all-time favorite events.
  • Aug
    26
    Beach Bash
    Welcome to one of the most incredible college events in the country. Join hundreds of your fellow Argos at pristine Pensacola Beach for the perfect summer send-off. Kayaking excursions, beach yoga, volleyball and spike-ball are available.
  • Aug
    31
    PensaCulture
    Get a taste of what Pensacola has to offer at this festival-style event. Free food from local restaurants, live music from some of Pensacola's most popular musicians and booths and activities to keep you entertained all night long.

Get Involved!

Returning students, UWF faculty and staff members and campus departments play a major role in welcoming new students to UWF. Here are some ways to get involved.

Additional Events

In addition to Argo Arrival signature events, many other UWF events take place during Argo Arrival. Check them out!

Register Your Event

Are you hosting an event, interest meeting or special "open house" hours designed to meet the needs of new students? Let us help you get the word out.

Register Your Event

Roll Out the Welcome Mat

Request materials for your reception area and learn how you can help make UWF the most welcoming campus in the country.

Roll Out the Welcome Mat

Spread the Word

Build Argo Arrival information into your existing messaging or orientation programs. Email Ben Stubbs or call 850.474.3155 to learn more.

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