Pace Hall

Pace Hall, a junior suite community, is another residence hall that welcomes all student classifications. It’s home to three living/learning and themed housing communities, with additional space for any students, including our Honors Living Learning Community and our exclusive Argo Elite Community. With a central campus location, several room options and all the amenities you’ll need for a complete college experience, this is the perfect place to call your next home away from home.

Room Features

  • Private Junior Suite (single occupancy), Shared Junior Suite (double occupancy) and Value Junior Suite (triple occupancy) residences.
  • Fully furnished with extra-long twin beds, desks, desk chairs, and dressers for each resident.
  • Private bathrooms
  • Cable television access
  • Internet connections & access
  • Smoke detectors and sprinkler system
  • Microwave and mini fridge provided
  • Deadbolt locks

Building Features

  • Coin/Card-operated laundry facilities located on the first floor
  • Study rooms
  • TV lounges
  • Area Offices conveniently located in each building
  • Buildings locked 24 hours a day

Living Learning/Themed Communities

  • Honors LLC
  • Argo Elite Themed Community
  • Open Housing (gender neutral - by special request)

Pace LLCs/Themes

Living-Learning and Themed Communities in Pace Hall

About Open Housing

Quick Facts

  • Location: All communities
  • Open to: Students approved by assignments staff
  • How to join: Select "Yes" for Open Housing on housing application

Open housing, also known as gender-inclusive or gender neutral housing, allows students to live with any other student regardless of gender identification. Open housing is available in all on-campus communities, but students must consent to being assigned to open housing. Students can opt into open housing when submitting the housing application. Please contact to set up your open housing living arrangements.

About the Honors LLC

Quick Facts

  • Open to: Students in the Kugelman Honors Program 
  • How to join: Select "Yes" for the Honors Community on housing application

The Honors Living Learning Community (LLC) for students in the Kugelman Honors Program and it is housed in Pace Hall. All incoming first year Honors students who apply to live on campus are automatically assigned to the Honors LLC. After the first year, students are welcome to continue to live in the honors community. The LLC is designed to provide Honors Program students with the support and resources they need in order to succeed at UWF. Students are encouraged to attend academic events, community service opportunities, and social activities within the community. In addition, the Kugelman Honors Program staff offices are located on the first floor of Pace Hall for easy access to students.

Honors Staff

Honors Resident Assistants

The Pace Hall resident assistant (RA) staff is made up of 8 RAs who all live in the building. Four resident assistants have been selected to specifically support the Honors LLC. Honors RAs are responsible for building community, planning and facilitating fun and educational programs, ensuring all policies are being followed, and supporting the residents. Honors RAs are undergraduate upperclassmen students in the Honors Program. 

Pace Hall Director

The Pace Hall Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the building, supervises the RAs, assists students with their needs, coordinates programming and events with the faculty mentors, and more.

Kugelman Honors Program Staff

The dedicated Honors Program staff is housed in Pace Hall. They serve Honors Program students as faculty members, academic advisors, and mentors.  

Honors Signature Programs

The Honors program has its own unique programs in addition to the educational and social programming planned by the RAs and the PALs. The signature programs are larger programs that enhance the Living Learning Community. Signature programs include: 

Honors Induction Held on the Friday evening of opening weekend, the Honors Induction ceremony and reception marks the beginning of the Honors experience for students, their families and friends.
Honors Orientation

This annual event, which takes place on the Saturday of opening weekend, solidifies the incoming class of Honors students through a day of activities. New students learn about the program, connect with their Honors Mentors, and build excitement for their future in Honors!

Welcome Back Fall Cookout All Pace Hall residents are invited to kick-off the academic year with a cookout on Pargo (the lawn between Pace and Argo Hall).  Typically held on the Sunday of opening weekend, the cookout is a great way for the Pace community to come together and socialize before classes begin.
Welcome Back Spring Event Each Spring semester, the Honors Program hosts a welcome back event to mark the beginning of the semester. These events vary, ranging from dinner to a scavenger hunt at Gallery Night in downtown Pensacola. Keep an eye out around Pace Hall each January for information about the welcome back event.
Honors Council Activities The Honors Council schedules a variety of service and social activities throughout the year both on and off of campus. All Pace residents are encouraged to attend these events! 
Argos in Action Argos in Action is a community service initiative that pairs Pace Hall with a local non-profit agency. This is a great way for students to get involved in the greater Pensacola community.