Argos ImP.A.C.T.

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

Make an imPACT in Your First Year

Argo imPACT is an involvement framework to help UWF students get the most out of their UWF experience. imPACT identifies four areas of focus for student involvement: Prepare, Achieve, Connect, and Thrive. 

The First Year Experience encourages you to make an impact in your first year. If you participate in the activities, you are eligible to receive a reward. A completed track is attendance at 3 events in that specific track.

Number of ActivitiesReward
Complete 1 of 5 Tracks All particpants eligible for Dive Deep t-shirt
Complete 3 of 5 Tracks

First 200 students receive Dive Deep Hat

Complete all 5 Tracks

First 10 to participate and complete all 5 tracks will be invited to a lunch with a special guest

All particpants eligible to win grand prize drawing for a $500 scholarship

See the list of activities below. You must have your Nautilus Card (student ID) with you at all events.

Argos make an ImPACT

Argo Spirit

Argo Spirit Events

Target After Hours Aug. 25 11:59 PM

Argo Arrival

President's Picnic Aug. 26 11:00 AM Argo Arrival
Battle of the DJs Aug. 26 7:00 PM Argo Arrival/ CAB
UWF Soccer Double-Header vs Mississippi College
(Argo Ambush)
Sept. 22 5:30 PM Athletics
Cannon Fest Oct. 10  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Student Involvement
UWF Volleyball vs North Alabama
(Argo Ambush/Twin Day)
Oct. 10 6:00 PM Athletics
Colchis Oct. 12 9:00 PM Homecoming
Volleyball vs Mississippi College Oct. 20   Athletics
CAB Fright Night! Oct. 26 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CAB
Join Argo Armada by Nov. 2   Athletics
UWF Basketball Double-Header vs West Georgia
(Greek Night)
Jan. 18 5:30 PM Athletics
Relationships & Connections

Relationships & Connections Events

Sign up for Campus Connection in the Fall Anytime before
Dec 1
 n/a First Year Experience
Beach Bash Aug. 27 11:00 AM Argo Arrival
Rock out the Redzone Sept. 1 5:00 PM Wellness Services
Taste of the South Semester Kick Off Sept. 7 5:00 - 7:00 PM International Affairs
Dive Deep: Mini Semis Sept. 12 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (attend 1 session) First Year Experience
Attend Write it Out Wednesday Sept. 13 or Sept. 27   Student Government
CAB Trivia Night Sept. 22 7:00 PM Campus Activity Board
Paws & Play: Therapy Dogs in Library Dec. 5 11:00 AM Counseling & Psychological Services 
CAB Karaoke Night Nov. 2 7:00 PM Campus Activity Board
CAB Salsa Night Nov. 30 7:00 PM Campus Activity Board
Attend one event during National Hazing Week TBD TBD Fraternity & Sorority Life
Attend one Career Road Trip TBD TBD Career Services
Battle of the HallStars  TBD  TBD Housing and Residence Life
Honors Orientation*  TBD  TBD Kugelmen Honors Program
Love Every Body Feb. 27 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Counseling & Psychological Services
Take Back the Night April 2018 TBD Wellness Services
Gratitude, Service & Celebrations

Gratitude, Service & Celebrations Events

New Student Convocation Aug. 25 3:30 PM Argo Arrival
Honors Induction* Aug. 25 6:00 PM Kugelman Honors Program
Honors Welcome Back Fall Cookout* Aug. 27 5:00 PM Kugelman Honors Program
Submit a song at Freshman Finale April 25 5:30 - 8:00 PM First Year Experience
Global Quarter Barbeque Sept. 7 5:00 - 7:00 PM Global Quarter
Stress Free Cafe Oct. 3 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Counseling & Psychological Services
Wake up with CAB! Oct. 9 8:30 AM Campus Activity Board
Concert in the Commons Nov. 15 5:00 - 8:00 PM First Year Experience
International Music Night Nov. 16 TBA International Affairs
Gobble Til You Wobble Nov. 23 TBA Campus Activity Board
MLK Day of Service Jan. 13 TBA  Leadership & Service
Dance Marathon Mar. 3  TBA Leadership & Service
Organizations, Involvement, & Identity

Organizations, Involvement, & Identity Events

Cultural Explosion Sept. 1 5:00 PM Argo Arrival/International
Argopalooza Sept. 4 7:00 - 9:00 PM Argo Arrival
CAB Kickoff Sept. 7 11:00 AM Campus Activity Board
Fraternity and Sorority Life Meet and Greet Sept. 7 6:00 PM Fraternity & Sorority Life
Panhellenic Recruitment Orientation Sept. 13 4:00 - 6:00 PM or 6:00 - 8:00 PM Fraternity & Sorority Life
IFC Recruitment Orientation Sept. 20 6:00 - 8:30 PM Fraternity & Sorority Life
You Belong Here Sept. 27 TBA First Year Experience
Career Exploration Workshop Oct. 31 Noon First Year Advising Center
Mental Health Awareness Mini-week Nov. 15 TBA Counseling & Psychological Services
International Education Week  Nov. 2017 TBA International Affairs
Human Library Jan. 31 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Pace Library
Self Exploration & Engagement

Self Exploration & Engagement Events

Taste of Pensacola Aug. 30 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Argo Arrival
Career Services Open House Sept. 5 All Day Career Services
Part-time Job Fair Sept. 6 1:00 PM

Career Services

Group Advising Session Sept. 5-15 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM First Year Advising Center
Bend or Break? Resilience & Success for Life's Challenges (Workshop) Sept. 18 10:00 - 11:00 AM Counseling & Psychological Services
Study Abroad Fair Sept. 20 & 21 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM International Programs
SGA Meeting Sept. 29 2:30 PM Student Govenment Association
Stress Free Cafe Oct. 3 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Counseling & Psychological Services
College of Buisness Fall Expo Oct. 4 12:00 PM Career Services
Study Skills & Test Taking Strategies Oct. 4 12:00 PM First Year Advising Center
Sex & Gender Outside of the Binary (Workshop) Oct. 11 10:00 - 11:00 AM Counseling & Psychological Services
The Heart Connection: De-Stress with Biofeedback (Workshop) Oct. 11 10:00 - 11:00 AM Counseling & Psychological Services
Improv Your Life (Workshop) Oct. 19 1:00 - 2:00 PM Counseling & Psychological Services
Fall Engineering and Tech Career Fair Oct. 25 12:00 PM Career Services
Day of Declaration Nov. 2 11:30 AM Career Services
Health Professions Career Fair Nov. 6 12:00 PM Career Services
International Speaker - Una Bilic Nov. 14 TBA International Programs
Leadership Gaunlet Nov. 18-19  TBA Student Involvement
Love Your Major Feb. 14 TBA First Year Experience
Love Every Body Feb. 27 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Counseling & Psychological Services
Stop by the Welcome Week Table at the Library     Pace Library
Library Book Sales (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018)     Pace Library
Attend National Library Week Events April 8-14   Pace Library

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