Retention Initiatives

Retention Initiatives

Diving Deep is about exploring your purpose, finding family, and beginning your epic journey. So come on and Dive Deep, the water's fine.

Dive Deep

Dive Deep First Year Student Showcase is an annual event that highlights the academic achievements of first year students.

Dive Deep Events

First Year imPACT

Here are ways that first year students can make an impact at UWF.

First Year Impact

First Year Advising Center

Freshman, First-Time-in-College, and Undeclared students are assigned to a specific advisor in the First Year Advising Center.

What We Do

Living Learning Communities

Coming together is the beginning. Staying together is progress. Working together is success. Graduate UWF with something extra.

Academic Foundations for Success

Foundations for Success helps you explore options and resources on campus as you begin your academic journey.

Foundations for Success

GRIT Program

The GRIT summer bridge program is a conditional admission program for freshman applicants who demonstrate potential for success in college.


RISE Program

We're here to help you Return in Search of Excellence (RISE) at The University of West Florida. College is tough, but you're toughter.

You Belong Here

You Belong Here!

Click the button below for information on how Faculty, Staff, and Students can help with student retention.

You Belong Here!