Departmental News & Upcoming Events

Business & Auxiliary 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 

Copy Paper for Copy Service Copiers: If your office has a Copy Service copier, which most do, you may order copy paper in letter, legal, and tabloid sizes from the Auxiliary Services office. The cost of the paper is included in your cost-per-copy. Paper orders are placed on Tuesday afternoon and delivered on Wednesdays each week. To place an order, call Terri at Ext. 3012 or email

Scanning on your Copy Service Copier: There are 3 options for scanning on Copy Service copiers, (1) scan to email, (2) scan to drive, or (3) scan to PDF and save to a USB. If you choose scan to email, please remember that gmail will only send attachments up to 25MB in size. Larger documents will not be received via email and should be broken down into smaller documents or another option used. Scan to drive uses the UWF network to transfer information to a drive on your computer. If you would like to be set up for scan to drive, please email

Sip.Savor.Win! Play the Sip. Savor. Win! game now through Nov. 26. Purchase any bottled beverage from a vending machine. Does it have an Instant Winner sticker on it? If it does, take it to B. 20W, 151 where you can draw for an Instant Prize. Instant Win Prizes include Mtn Dew and Pepsi T-shirts and caps, Pepsi can koozies, thumb drives, and Starbucks Double-shot, Rockstar, and Sobe Water drinks. All instant winners may enter the Grand Prize Drawing for a Microsoft Surface 2 (2-in-1 tablet) with Keyboard. Drawing will be held Dec. 1. So Sip. Savor. Win today! Sponsored by Buffalo Rock/Pepsi and UWF Vending Services.

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Bistro Blue offers Mexican fare: The Bistro Blue menu has been revamped to offer tacos, taco salads, taco burgers, nachos, queso and chips, and sopapilla. Blackboard Specials are available daily and tweeted from @uwfdining.

G.S. Gelato Now in Starbucks! - G.S. Gelato & Desserts produces artisan, READY-TO-SERVE Gelato and Sorbet with absolute authenticity. Single scoop is 1.99 and douple is 2.69. Now available at Starbucks in the John C. Pace Library.  

Argo Galley offers updated menu:  The new menu includes a Pot Roast Sandwich, Ham and Cheese Melt, Shredded Beef Wrap, Cheesy Bread, Mac N Cheese Bites, along with breakfast items and a variety of beverages.  Look for the daily specials posted near the register also!

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 marks 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 lease marketing firm who was the consultant for the City of Pensacola, for the Airport, Community Maritime Stadium and the Port of Pensacola.  BEI is expecting to open the East Campus, "Argonaut Village" in late 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 January, 2015. The occupancy of Phase I 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. Site work and infrastructure is planned to begin December, 2015.

Facilities Development and Operations (FDO)

Renovation Request: Campus constituents requesting projects have 2 options, a) Submit a "Construction Project and Space Form," throughout the calendar year 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 will be completed in December, 2014.  Building 53 is in the design consultant selection phase.  Construction is expected to start in the spring of 2015.

Building 58 Lab Sciences Renovation, Phase I of II:  This FY 2014/15 $11 Million of Florida appropriated project will involve relocating functions to temporary facilities. Project Schedule is To Be Determined.

The Recreation Field Improvements near Building 90 and East Campus Tennis Court, Phase I of II:  FY 2013-14 state appropriated Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF).

Recreation Field Improvements - $1.1 million. Completed fields will be ready for use after turf establishment period in Early October, 2014.

Tennis Courts East Athletic Complex, Phase I of II - $1,117,311.  Design is nearing completion.  Construction is anticipated to start in Fall of 2014.

FY 2014-15 state appropriations for major projects include:

PECO - Critical Deferred Maintenance (CDM)  $1,277,506; and Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF) - $1,151,465 Competition/Game-Day field for football, band and intramurals.

Financial Services

The Procurement & Contracts office has moved from building 20E room 108 to building 20W room 159.  The Office of University Budgets has moved from building 20W room 159 to building 20E room 108.

Procurement & Contracts

P&C has moved!We didn’t go too far. Our new location is in Bldg. 20W, Room 159. We have flip-flopped with the Budget Office, which is now in our former space in Bldg. 20E. Stop by to see our new digs!

P&C will be conducting a Procurement Basics Training Class on November 12, 2014. This training will include P-Card, Vendor Registration, Requisitions and Purchase Orders and Solicitations and will count towards the Certificate in Administrative Services Program. This will be opened to new and seasoned employees. To register for the class click on

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 don’t normally flow through P&C.

University Budgets

Office of Budgets has moved from building 20W room 159 to building 20E room 108.