Academic Advising

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Academic Advising

This website contains information about Academic Advising at the University of West Florida. Information about degree programs offered at the university and links to the individual college advising web pages are provided.

Academic advising is an educational process that, by intention and design, facilitates students’ understanding of the meaning and purpose of higher education and fosters their intellectual and personal development toward academic success and lifelong learning.

National Academic Advising Association, 2004

Mission Statement

The University of West Florida recognizes academic advising to be a critical component of the educational experience of its students. The mission of the UWF academic advising program is to cultivate individual, collaborative relationships which empower students to become self-directed learners and decision makers, guide students in the evaluation of their strengths and weaknesses, and facilitate development of meaningful plans of study leading to efficient and successful completion of academic programs.