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Housing & Pensacola 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 beautiful downtown Pensacola.

Resting on the banks of Pensacola Bay, our Southern town will take you back in time.  Pensacola offers visitors and locals a rich heritage, fresh coastal cuisine, art and culture, unique shopping and many festivals throughout the year celebrating everything from music and food to the arts.  The National Naval Aviation Museum and Pensacola Historic District are among visitors' favorite spots.

Housing & Campus Life

On-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.

Downtown 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 UWF Police Department website below.

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.

2017-2018 Combined Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

Pensacola Life

Convenient Location

Convenient to both I-10 and I-65, the university's main campus in Pensacola is only 3 hours from Tallahassee, less than 4 hours to New Orleans, 4 1/2 hours to Birmingham, and about 5 hours to Atlanta.

Downtown Pensacola

Whether you live, work, or play in Pensacola, Downtown holds the key to memory-making experiences.

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