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Founders Week

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Each year, those who have come to love the University of West Florida connect to reflect on its rich history and look ahead to its exciting future. The University’s profound transformation since its groundbreaking on April 16, 1965 is honored annually during Founders Week.

Celebrate Our Story

Founders Week is marked by a series of events that bring the UWF family together by welcoming alumni and visitors to UWF’s beautiful, 1,600-acre campus and spending time giving back to the community. We’re honoring the UWF story and the foundation for its future. 

Join the conversation by using the hashtag #UWFFoundersWeek. Read more about UWF’s accomplishments each year at

Share your Argo Pride

Share your support of the University of West Florida during Founders Week by utilizing any of the below social media images, posters and coloring pages and using the hashtag #UWFFoundersWeek.



Founders Week Events