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Argo Arrival 2017

Argo Arrival is an annual tradition that celebrates the start of the school year for new and returning students. Argos discover the Pensacola area through on- and off-campus events and explore opportunities to express their interests and make new connections.

Welcome to campus!

Argo Arrival begins on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 — also known as Resident Move-In DayStudents must bring an active Nautilus Card to Argo Arrival events. Celebrate your arrival on social media by using #ArgoArrival. 


  • Aug
    3:30-4:30 p.m. / Field House
    Join fellow students, families, staff and faculty for the official kickoff of the academic year. First-year students will receive Convocation medallions to wear at Commencement. Join the conversation with #UWFConvocation.
  • Aug
    10:30 p.m. / Target Shopping Center, Nine Mile Road and University Parkway
    Target After Hours
    Join us for this exclusive event just for UWF students, faculty and staff. Transportation will be provided from campus.
  • Aug
    11 a.m.-2 p.m. / Cannon Green
    President's Picnic
    Come enjoy a picnic hosted by President Saunders!
  • Aug
    TBD / TBD
    CAB event
    CAB is planning a special event just for Argo Arrival!
  • Aug
    11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Pensacola Beach Park East (buses depart from Commons Lot H)
    Beach Bash
    Relax and enjoy the waves at this annual beach party for all UWF students. Students must present a valid Nautilus Card and sign a participation waiver to participate in activities or receive food (while supplies last).
  • Aug
    TBD / Cannon Green
    Taste of Pensacola
    Enjoy free food, drinks and giveaways at Taste of Pensacola as local restaurants and other businesses showcase their products and services.
  • Sep
    6-11 p.m. / University Commons
    Argos Night Out
    With dozens of things to do and see, this event will keep you busy all night! Argos Night Out will take over the Commons with the Rock Out the Red Zone dance party and more.
  • Sep
    7-9 p.m. / Field House
    Check out the Student Organization Demo Stage and meet student leaders from 100+ student organizations to find those that match your interests. A valid student Nautilus Card is required to attend.

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