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The career and life you’ve always dreamed of starts with a UWF education. No matter where you are in life, UWF has what you’re looking for, with more than 110 undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from. Gain access to the resources and opportunities of a large university, with small class sizes and personalized attention from world-renowned professors.

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Three UWF art and design student teams designed and installed a series of five sculptures for the College of Education and Professional Studies courtyard space in the spring of 2022.

UWF students bring art and innovation to the College of Education and Professional Studies

Three art and design student teams recently designed and installed a series of five sculptures for the College of Education and Professional Studies courtyard space.

UWF biology student conducting lab experiments in the state-of-the-art Lab Sciences Annex.

UWF alumni credit NIH-funded MARC scholars program with providing them opportunities in STEM field

Three UWF alumni are paving the way for themselves and future generations of women in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. Hailee Nigro, Victoria Drake and Maisha Epps graduated from UWF this month and will attend graduate programs this year. Nigro, Drake and Epps were scholars in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Maximizing Access to Research Careers, or MARC, program at UWF. The MARC Scholars program supports high-achieving junior and senior undergraduate students who are underrepresented and/or financially disadvantaged and pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. degree and research career in chemistry, biology, physics or mechanical engineering.

Members First Credit Union of Florida donated a gift of $140,000 to the UWF Foundation at the College of Business on May 10, 2022.

Members First Credit Union supports several University initiatives with $140k gift

The University of West Florida recently received a $140,000 gift from Members First Credit Union of Florida supporting various University initiatives. A check presentation was held on May 10 at UWF’s College of Business. 

UWF Events

Thu, 26 May 2022 09:00:00 -0500
Thu, 26 May 2022 09:00:00 -0500

Annual UWF Memorial Day Observance

Honor the Fallen: Save the date for the Annual UWF Memorial Day Observance on May 26th at 9:00 AM at the flagpole between buildings 10, 11 & 12. We invite you to honor a loved one or someone you know who paid the ultimate price for our country at this event by emailing a photo of the military member and their name, rank, and branch if you know it to These photos will be honored as part of a memorial display at the event.

Thu, 26 May 2022 09:00:00 -0500

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Thu, 26 May 2022 13:00:00 -0500


A space for veteran students to connect and discuss navigating the university setting and civilian world.

Thu, 26 May 2022 13:00:00 -0500

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:00:00 -0500
Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:00:00 -0500

48-State Tour! Restoring America’s Cemeteries - Pensacola Stop

On June 2, join the UWF Archaeology Institute and Historic St. Michael's Cemetery Foundation as they welcome Jonathan Appell. Appell will be visiting Historic St. Michael's Cemetery and conducting a tour and workshop as part of Appell’s 48-state tour, “Restoring America’s Cemeteries.”For the past 20 years, Appell has collaborated with numerous people and organizations from across the nation to preserve gravestones and monuments. He has developed and used his hands-on techniques to help create a movement restoring America's burying grounds.The public is welcome to join Thursday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Historic St. Michael’s Cemetery. Guests are welcome to attend the days activities, which will include the following: An overview and discussion on historic preservation with a focus on masonry, cemeteries, and gravestonesInteractive tour allowing guests to visually survey the existing conditions of the gravestones and monuments on siteGravestone cleaning demonstrationGravestone guest adoption and cleaning Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, coolers, water sunscreen and should wear old clothing and closed toe footwear. There will be a brief pause during the day for lunch. Guests will provide their own lunch arrangements.Thursday, June 2, 20229:00 AM 3:00 PM (Meet at South Alcaniz Street gate. The workshop will relocate over the course of the day.)St. Michael's Cemetery6 North Alcaniz StreetPensacola, FL, 32502General public is invited, onsite in the cemetery For additional information or questions, please contact 850.474.3015 or email

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:00:00 -0500