Legal & Consumer Info
Our office is responsible for ensuring campus-wide compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as such, directly responds to faculty, staff and public requests for reasonable accommodations and indirectly to student requests.
Sexual Violence at UWF - Title IX
The Office of Title IX Programs handles complaints of sexual violence (rape, sexual assault, dating violence, and domestic violence), sexual misconduct (stalking and sexual harassment), and gender-based discrimination. The office also provides resources to the UWF campus community.
The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of The University of West Florida may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
As an institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the University of West Florida (UWF) is obligated to provide to its students, constituents, and the public information about "its goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving those goals. Information on student success may include reliable information on retention, graduation, course completion, licensure examinations, and job placement rates and other measures of student success appropriate to institutional mission."
Florida Sunshine Law and Public Records
As stewards of state and federal resources, the University of West Florida is required to provide access to public records in accordance with Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes. This means at any time an individual can request to inspect and/ or be provided copies of any public record. For more information and guidance on Florida's Sunshine Law and Public Records Requests, please visit our Florida Sunshine Law website:
For public meeting notices, please visit:
The Office of the General Counsel is designated as the office responsible for managing and overseeing public records requests made pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes. The Office of the General Counsel can be contacted at:
Office of the General Counsel
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
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