The University of West Florida’s commitment to students and their success is at the core of the institution’s mission and values. More than just our institutional mission and values, UWF’s commitment to student success is evident in the wide array of student programs and resources offered across our campus. Promoting the growth and development of our students and collaborating with faculty and staff are central to all of our efforts.
At the University of West Florida, our student retention efforts are built upon a strong foundation of fostering student learning and development to include the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that optimize students’ prospects for personal and professional success (UWF Priority 1.1).
The Office of Student Retention Initiatives role is to advance UWF’s mission, vision, and priorities by developing, implementing and evaluating the success of retention strategies that improve student persistence and timely progression to degree attainment (UWF Priority 1.3).