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>> Parking & Transportation Services

ArgoTracker, the UWF Trolley real-time trolley locations app, is available now! The app is available for Android and iOS or web/mobile web may be used –   #UWFTrolley

>> Postal Services

Holiday Stamps Available on Campus: Holiday stamps are now available at the UWF Post Office including, Poinsettias, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Madonna and Child, Madonna & Candelabra and Gingerbread Houses. Information: Jack Broach,, Ext. 2436.

USPS Holiday Shipping Schedule: Please be aware of the various deadlines for cards and packages to arrive by Dec. 25. Beginning Nov. 17, and through Christmas Day, the USPS will deliver packages seven days a week in major cities and high volume areas. Please see more information about shipping to military Post Offices overseas.

Dec. 2 - First-Class Mail International/Priority Mail International
Dec. 10 - Priority Mail Express International
Dec. 15 - Standard Post
Dec. 17 - Global Express Guaranteed
Dec. 20 - First-Class Mail/Priority Mail (domestic)
Dec. 23 - Priority Mail Express (domestic)

For more information:
Information: Jack Broach,, Ext. 2436.

>> Vending Services

Fall "Sip.Savor.Win!" Promotion Winner Announced: The Fall 2014 Sip Savor Win! vending promotion had 136 instant winners who received either a T-shirt, ball cap, thumb drive or koozie and Buffalo Rock beverage(s), and were entered for the grand prize drawing. The grand prize drawing was held on Monday, Dec. 1. The winner of the grand prize was staff member Misty Merrill, Physics Department, who won a Microsoft Surface 2 with keyboard. The next Buffalo Rock/UWF vending promotion will be held during the Spring 2015 semester. Visit online for more information. Information: Linda Quina,, Ext. 2640.

>> UWF Bookstore: Holiday Hours 2014

Monday & Tuesday, December 22 & 23 - 10:00am to 4:00pm<
Wednesday & Thursday, December 24 & 25 - Closed
Friday, December 26 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, December 27 & 28 - Closed
Monday & Tuesday, December 29 & 30 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 31 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday, January 1 - Closed
Friday, January 2 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

**** Shop online any time - 24/7! ****
Information: Greg Kirby,, Ext. 3100.

> > Dining Services: Holiday Hours 2014

Friday, Dec. 12 - Nautilus Market closes at 6 p.m.; All other dining locations close at 2 p.m.; *Last day of Meal Plans
Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 13 & 14All dining locations closed
Monday, Dec 15 - Friday, Dec. 19Nautilus Market - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Limited Menu); All other dining locations closed; *Dec. 16: Voluntary Meal & Block Plans go on sale
Saturday, Dec 20 - Thursday, Jan. 1 - All dining locations closed for UWF Holiday Break
Friday, Jan 2Nautilus Market - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Starbucks - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 3 & 4Nautilus Market - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; *Meal Plans begin Sunday, Jan. 4
Monday, Jan. 5 - Nautilus Market - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Starbucks - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 6 - Regular Spring Semester hours begin
Information: Malerie Shelton,, Ext. 3198.

Business Enterprises, Inc. (BEI)

East Campus Restaurant Development: UWF Business Enterprises, Inc., in partnership with Compass/Chartwells, broke ground in the Spring of 2014. This groundbreaking marked the beginning of a very exciting time for the University. Construction began on the East Campus Restaurant site in May. Compass/Chartwells has employed CBRE, a national  lease marketing firm who was the consultant for the City of Pensacola, for the Airport, Community Maritime Stadium and the Port of Pensacola, and Beck Properties, Pensacola, to market leases.  BEI is expecting to open the East Campus, "Argonaut Village" in mid - 2015.

University Park: The Pre-Development phase is completed. The development phase has begun to enable sitework to begin on the 29 - Acre site during early March, 2015. The occupancy of Phase I Athletic components is planned for August, 2016.

Northwest Retirement Village: This proposed 55+ active, independent, and assisted living community will be located on 289 acres of west campus. Phase I will be within 82 acres deeded to the UWF Foundation. A preliminary programming meeting is planned with the Division of Academic Affairs leaders, The Master Developer Team, and University Leaders in January, 2015.

Facilities Development and Operations (FDO)

Renovation Request: Campus constituents requesting projects have 2 options, a) Submit a "Construction Project and Space Form," by calling Robin Anderson, Ext. 3427, or completing the forms available on the "Facilities Development and Operations" web site.

The College of Business Phase III of III:  This is an $8.4 million FY 2013/14 State of Florida appropriated funded project. Building 74 was completed. Building 76 was completed in December, 2014.  Building 53 is in the design consultant selection phase.  Construction is expected to start in the winter of 2014 and be complete during early Fall, 2015.

Building 58 Lab Sciences Renovation, Phase I of II:  This FY 2014/15 $11 Million of Florida appropriated project is on-hold providing re-appropriation for a new Lab Sciences Annex. The new building will be connected to Building 58 on the south elevation. An additional $8.671 million to the $11 million is requested.

Recreation Field Improvements:  Complete and ready for use as of Dec. 2014. 

Tennis Courts East Athletic Complex, Phase I of II $1,117,311.  Design is complete. Construction is anticipated to start in January 2015.

Procurement & Contracts

Please note that any contract that P&C will need to handle should be sent to first. P&C will be responsible for forwarding to General Counsel. This will allow for centralization and proper routing and monitoring. Instructions and new routing slip will be forthcoming. This does not apply to contracts that normally do not flow through P&C. Please note: you must be a designated authorized signor in order to sign contracts on behalf of UWF.

Holiday Break Information for Departments from Procurement & Contracts

PCardAny PCard transactions with an auto-feed date of 12/20/14 - 1/6/15 will have the auto-feed date changed to 1/7/15. This change will give PCard Account and Business Managers four (4) business days (1/2/15 - 1/7/15) to process charges due to posting during the holiday break.

Requisitions: To ensure processing of Requisitions before the holiday break, Requisitions must be received in Procurement by end of day December 15th. Requisitions received after December 15th will be processed after the holiday break.

Information/Questions: Eric Engelmeyer, , Ext. 2629 or Bob Pacenta,, Ext. 2627