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Campus Diversity Climate Survey

UWF embraces inclusiveness as a core value. UWF wants your opinion on the campus diversity environment. All UWF students, faculty, staff, and other members of the UWF Community are welcome to participate and all participation is anonymous.

Campus Diversity Climate Survey Information

UWF Students and Employees,

Every voice at UWF matters. We want to hear yours!

On February 21, 2022, the University of West Florida will begin a campus-wide diversity climate survey. 

We have contracted with an outside vendor, Campus Climate Surveys, LLC to administer the surveys. The surveys will be online and will be accessible for those who need accommodations. Understanding our campus’s climate is an important step toward ensuring our institution’s future success and that of all our students and employees.

The survey results will be used to identify strengths and opportunities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion for our campus community. All employees and students are strongly encouraged to complete the survey which will be online from February 21 - March 21, 2022.  

We have selected Viewfinder Campus Climate Surveys to ensure that your responses remain anonymous. No personal identifying information will be collected from you. You will receive a letter directly from Campus Climate Surveys, LCC inviting you to participate in the survey. 

Campus Climate Surveys, LLC is a sister company to Potomac Publishing, Inc., publisher of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, the largest and most well-regarded diversity and inclusion magazine in higher education today.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Interim Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, and Title IX Coordinator at (850) 474-2834 or email at

How to Participate

Invitees will receive two email invitations to your UWF email account from Viewfinder. The email subject will read “University of West Florida Viewfinder Campus Diversity Climate Survey for Students is Now Open!” The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete.

Survey Participation Dates: February 21 - March 21, 2022

Check Your Inbox! 

Survey emails are scheduled to send on the dates below: 

Email #1: February 21, 2022

Email reminder #2: March 7, 2022

The final day to submit your response is March 21, 2022.


Survey Accessibility - Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations is requested to advise UWF by contacting:

  • Student Survey Accessibility - For students with survey accessibility questions, please contact Student Accessibility Resources at (850) 474-2387 or
  • Employee Survey Accessibilty - For employees with survey accessibility questions, please contact the ADA Program Office 850.474.2694, 711 (TTY), visit or email




Campus Climate Surveys

Statement about the Campus Diversity Climate Survey from our vendor, Viewfinder.

Viewfinder Campus Climate Surveys are designed to help colleges and universities measure and assess both their strengths and weaknesses around diversity and inclusion efforts for students, faculty, staff, and administrators. They provide insight into what shapes the experiences and perceptions of diverse individuals on campus to help institutions create an environment where everyone feels safe, welcome, valued, and respected.

Viewfinder® was created by the only trusted source for diversity and inclusion information in higher education, INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, creator of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award and the Diversity Champion recognition.”

For additional information on our vendor, please visit Viewfinder's website below.