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UWF Founders Week

The University of West Florida broke ground in April 1965, and we’re still breaking ground today. Join us as we celebrate our third annual Founders Week this April, the same month our University began to take shape more than 50 years ago.

Celebrate Our Story

Founders Week is a weeklong celebration that serves as an opportunity to bring the UWF family together, welcome alumni and visitors to our campus and give back to the community.

It is our vision to be a spirited community of learners, launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world. We’re honoring the way our story started and the many ways we’re making our collective voices heard today.

Join the conversation by using the hashtag #UWFFoundersWeek.


Learn how to participate by visiting any of the events in our calendar feed. Visit the Argos Day of Service web page to learn how to register as an individual, office or organization.

Join the "Battle of the Decades" on April 16, 2020, for UWF’s third annual Day of Giving. Participate and help your alumni decade generate the most support for UWF and our current and future Argos. This year we’ve added more areas to support during the 24-hour online giving initiative. We can change the game for generations of Argos to come.

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 and posters.

Founders Week Events

RSS Link for Founders Week Events
UWF Day of Play
Paint Pensacola Blue & Green
UWF Founders Week Day of Service
Founders Week Alumni and Community Breakfast
UWF Day of Giving
OUR Student Scholars Symposium
UWF Blue and Green Spring Football Game