Center for Fine and Performing Arts
Housing the School of Fine and Performing Arts, which includes programs in theatre, music and art, the CFPA (Building 82) is a cultural hub for both the campus and local communities. The university’s Mainstage Theatre, Music Hall and Art Gallery are located in this unique facility. Boasting upwards of 50 theatrical productions, art gallery shows and musical offerings each year, the majority of the center’s offerings are free to the public, and UWF students are admitted free to most events. For more information, visit the CFPA Web site.
UWF's largest open-access student computer lab is located in Building 79 and houses approximately 120 computer workstations. The lab provides black and white printing from any computer, four ADA accessible computer stations, technician support, scanners and home and Web drives. Student computer labs are also available in the University Commons Cyber Lounge, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and College of Professional Studies. For more information and computer lab hours of operation, visit the Information Technology Services Student Computer Labs Web Site.
UWF offers an array of on-campus dining options for students, faculty, staff and visitors. In the University Commons, choose from the Nautilus Market all-you-care-to-eat/meal plan facility; Argo Galley, including Outtakes grab-n-go items and ice cream; Quiznos' Sub or Chick-N-Grill. The Health, Leisure and Sports Facility houses Terra Juice, featuring smoothies plus salads, sandwiches and more. Sub Generation is located in the College of Professional Studies in Building 86. "We Proudly Serve" Starbucks is located in the lobby of the John C. Pace Library and offers a wide variety of beverages and sweet treats. Outtakes has two locations, located on the first floor of the School of Science and Engineering Building (Bldg. 4) and the College of Business Education Center (Bldg. 76A). Bistro Blue Mobile Café is located between Buildings 12 and 18. President's Hall houses a Papa John's Pizza/Convenience Store. For more information about these locations, as well as information on campus meal plans, visit the Dining Services Web site.
Health, Leisure and Sports Facility
At 108,000 square-feet, the Health, Leisure and Sports (HLS) Facility is the biggest single facility on campus. Primary features of the facility include Recreation and Sports Services and Division of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science offices, four classrooms, biomechanics and motor skills labs, a 10,000 square-foot fitness center, racquetball courts, a 38-foot climbing wall, an indoor running track (1/8 mile), a specially designed pedagogy gym, teaching gym and three recreation sports courts. For more information on the facility and its offerings, visit the Recreation and Sports Services Web site.
International Center and Japan House
Opened in 2004, the UWF International Center and Japan House offer state-of-the-art amenities and classrooms for international education programs and cultural events. Features of the complex include international education classrooms, an authentic tatami room and a Japanese tea room. The Japan House provides educational space for Japanese language and culture; display space for Japanese artifacts and art; a site for demonstrating Japanese culture and traditions; a meeting place to further friendships among those who appreciate and enjoy diverse cultures; and a social center for the community to participate in university programs. For more information, visit the Diversity and International Education Programs Web site.
John C. Pace Library
The UWF John C. Pace Library serves students at its main campus in Pensacola and its branch campus in Fort Walton Beach. Housing more than 628,000 volumes, 1 million microforms, 3,000 serial subscriptions and nearly 2,000 online journal subscriptions, the library is also designated as a regional depository for publications of the United States government and the state of Florida. The library features a Starbuck’s, and wireless Internet service is available to anywhere within the facility. For more information, visit the Library Web site.
Residence Halls and Village Apartments
UWF's several residence halls include Southside Villages Residence Halls in the heart of campus, Argo, Pace and Martin Residence Halls and the University Village Student Apartments. All residence halls offer double-occupancy rooms with private bathroom facilities, furnishings for each resident student, including a twin bed, desk, dresser, micro-fridge unit, paid utilities, cable television, local phone service and high speed or wireless Internet connections. Each building offers coin-operated laundry facilities, study rooms and television lounges/courtyards. University Village Student Apartments are available in two styles - two or four students per apartment, each with individual bedroom, which includes a bed, desk, desk chair, drawers and closet. The apartments have kitchens with a range/oven and refrigerator/freezer. For more information, visit the Housing and Residence Life Web site.
A central gathering place for the campus community, the University Commons, Building 22, houses the UWF Bookstore, Post Office, Cyber Lounge, Nautilus Market, UWF's all-you-care-to-eat and meal plan dining facility, Argo Galley, Quizno's Subs and Mamma Leone's. The Commons also houses special events facilities and services, which are not only available to students, faculty and staff, but also to local community businesses and residents. For more information, visit the University Commons Web site.
Wireless Classrooms and Locations
ArgoAir is UWF's on-campus wireless network. Through this service, UWF students, faculty, staff and sponsored guests may access the Internet from any of the specified locations using a laptop or desktop computer, tablet PC or Pocket PC with a wireless network adapter installed.