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Campus Life

Design the college experience of your dreams.

At the University of West Florida, you will discover infinite ways to make your college years unforgettable. Find your place in one of our 150+ registered student organizations. Watch your talented peers take the stage in a theatre production. Hike the nature trail or kayak down the Escambia River. Grow your leadership skills in student government.

What your life as an Argo looks like is entirely up to you.

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Fill your calendar with fun

Explore 1,600 acres of campus. Find your new best friends among our 13,000 students. Join one of our 20 Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations. Make your mark on campus while you discover your own extraordinary college experience.

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Get moving, adventures await

Our 1,600-acre Pensacola campus is home to twenty-five miles of hiking and biking nature trails. Kayaking down Thompson's Bayou. A 36-foot climbing wall. Dozens of fitness classes and intramural/club sports. And it's a short trip from a bustling downtown and white sandy beaches.

Live ArgoLife to the Fullest

Want to make friends, up your academic game and find yourself in the center of life at UWF? Living on campus puts you in the heart of campus life—minutes away from classes, events and amenities. We offer eight residence halls featuring suite-style living. Living learning communities provide immersive experiences and connect you to other Argos 24/7.

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Cheer on your champions

The Argonaut is our mascot for good reason. Our student-athletes are tough, fierce, never-going-to-give-up competitors on and off the field. We’re talking about champion cheerleaders and title-winning tennis players. Join us at the Blue Wahoos Stadium in downtown Pensacola to root for our national championship-winning football team.

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Spark your imagination

See a play or musical performance. Take a drawing or painting class. Or wander through the art gallery at our Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Push your boundaries and take in new perspectives.

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Military and Veterans

Military, dependent and veteran students can access a wide array of services at the Military and Veterans Resource Center while on campus. Learn about the many ways the MVRC can support you as a UWF student.

Live where others vacation

UWF is only a few miles from downtown Pensacola and one of the world's brightest beaches. Take in all the sunshine, swimming, shopping and dining you can handle. Explore Historic Pensacola's museums and sites, including the Pensacola Museum of Art.

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Find support anytime

We're committed to keeping you safe and healthy. We strive to promote a culture of wellness through health education, empowerment and respect. You aren’t on this journey alone—we’re here to help, every step of the way.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Student Health Services