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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

>> Vending Services

Spring "Sip.Savor.Win!" Game Now Underway: Play the Sip Savor Win! game now through April 10. Purchase any bottled beverage from a vending machine. Does it have an Instant Winner sticker on it? If it does, take it to Building 20W, Room 151 where you can draw for an Instant Prize. Instant Win Prizes include T-shirts and caps, koozies, and 20 oz. product. All instant winners may enter the 3 Grand Prize Drawings for a Beach Kit and Beats™ Headphones, Go-Pro Camera and Sunkist Bike, and Blue Wahoos Baseball Game Tickets for 4. Drawing will be held April 13. Sip Savor Win today! Information: Linda Quina,, Ext. 2640.

>> UWF Bookstore: 

Flash Sale:  February 18 & 19, 2015
Take 25% off all Champion and Jansport items! 
Take 25% off drinkware and auto accessories. 
Take 25% off backpacks and bags.
Take 25% off socks.
Take 25% off headphones (in-store only).
Take 25% off writing instruments.

Stop into the store to check out the great savings or shop online.

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

> > Dining Services:
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