Welcome to the Human Resources' web site. Whether you are a staff member, faculty member, applicant, student, or a member of the public, we welcome your visit and look forward to assisting you. Our web site has recently been revised to provide portals for site visitors based on the type of visitor: job seeker, new hire, employee, or supervisor.
To learn more about what is happening in Human Resources and around campus, review the articles below.
The Independence Day holiday will be observed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. On May 23, 2017, President Saunders designated Monday, July 3, 2017, as a declared holiday under UWF-REG 2.028,(1),(k). University Work Force (UWF) non-exempt employees who report work hourly should record hours as follows:
**OPS employees do not receive holiday pay **
Those who will be on the critical work team during the closing should confirm their contact information is up to date with their supervisor prior to departure and review the emergency Worker’s Compensation Injury reporting process for that period.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a revised edition of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Beginning January 22, 2017, the revised edition of the form dated 11/14/16 will become mandatory for employers to complete with all new hires. The revision date is found at the bottom left-hand side of both the form and instructions.
The revised edition provides a “smart” PDF version of the form that may be filled out on a computer or by hand. However, regardless of the method you use to complete the Form I-9, the form must be printed to paper and signed by hand by the employee, employer and , if applicable, any preparer or translator. Highlights of the changes include:
If you have any questions regarding completion of the revised form, please contact Carol Gentry at 474-2605, or Nicole Lohr at 474-2608.
We are committed to continuously improving our web site. If you have questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions, we welcome your feedback.
Combined Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
The University of West Florida is committed to assisting all members of the UWF community in providing for their own safety and security. The 2016 – 2017 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University of West Florida Police Department website.
The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of West Florida; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the 2016–2017 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, visit the UWF Police Department at Building 94 or request a copy be mailed to you by calling 850-474-2022. This information is required by law and is provided by the University of West Florida Police Department.