Student Retention

Definition of a Real Argo:

A "Real Argo" is a UWF student who possesses an attitude of uncompromising excellence, pushes to succeed academically, and takes advantage of the opportunities to become actively engaged in the campus and community.

Our Commitment to Student Success

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. As you prepare for registration periods, exams, and ultimately graduation; we encourage you to take full advantage of the resources designed to help you become a Real Argo and Finish Strong!

‌Student Success Toolkit


Explore & Conquer Series workshops designed to cover a variety of topics to maximize student success.


Student Resources

Listing of campus departments and services to assist with various student needs.


Student Support Spotlight

Argo Central

UWF's one-stop shop for information pertaining to Admissions, Financial Aid, Financial Services, and the Registrar's Offices.

EARS: Easy Assistance Referall System 

Know a student who is struggling with academic or personal issues? Please fill out this confidential form to help. We have outstanding and dedicated staff who are ready to assist them in whatever way we can. 

Confidential Referral Form

Academic Support Spotlight

21st Century Scholars

21st Century Scholars offers a variety of resources to aid students in their learning and development. Some of our services include the Borrow A Book program, TRiO Student Support Services, Supplemental Instruction, Success Counselors, and the Academic Center for Excellence. Together, these programs are available to help students develop the skills necessary to succeed.

FYAC: First Year Advising Center

The center is dedicated to helping our freshmen students achieve their academic goals. We are here to help our students succeed!