Campus Life

Situated on 1,600 acres of rolling hills and natural woodland along the Escambia River, the UWF main campus is located 10 miles north of downtown Pensacola. 

On Campus Housing thumbnailOn-Campus Housing

UWF's main campus offers housing for approximately 2,040 students in the university's several residence halls located in the heart of campus including Southside Villages, Argo, Heritage, Martin, Pace, and Presidents Residence Halls and the University Village Student Apartments. 

‌Graduate Student Houses

UWF Housing and Residence Life has formed a partnership with West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc (WFHPI) to provide student housing in downtown Pensacola for UWF graduate students. Graduate students will have the opportunity to live in one of two homes located in Historic Pensacola Village: the McVoy House or the Quina Singh House. In both houses, students have their own room and share common areas. 

Combined Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The University of West Florida is committed to assisting all members of the UWF community in providing for their own safety and security. The 2017-2018  Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University of West Florida Police Department website at

The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of West Florida; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the 2017-2018 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, visit the UWF Police Department at Building 94 or request a copy be mailed to you by calling 850.474.2022. This information is required by law and is provided by the University of West Florida Police Department.


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