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University of West Florida

Educational Resources

Libraries

http://www.lib.uwf.edu/index.shtml

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 730,732 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 5,120 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,663,500 microforms.
  • 8,412 Audio/Visual items.
  • 34,950 e-books.

Museums & Art

Archaeology museum, instructional media center, biology, chemistry, physics and psychology labs, property on the Gulf of Mexico for marine and ecology research.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft
  • 144 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 182 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 123 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 147 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 76% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 16% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 30% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 42% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 58% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 76% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 15% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Festival on the Green, President's Cup Intramurals, John C. Pace Symposium, Women's History Month Program, Juneteenth Celebration
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 114 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Honors Council, Nursing, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Gamma Omicron, Pi Sigma Alpha (Rho Pi Chapter), Psi Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry, Green Earth Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Students Association, Keep It Real UWF, Muslim Student Association, Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Association, Asian-American Student Union, Chinese Students Association, Collegiate 100 Black Men of Pensacola, Haitian Student Assn, International Student Association, Hispanic Student Assn, Japan Club, Japanese Animation Club, National Society for Minorities in Hospitality, South Asian Student Assn
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Archeology Club, Association for Computing Machinery, Association for Information Technology Professionals, Athletic Training Assn, Ballroom Dance Club, Chamber Music Performance Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Financial Management Assn, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Medical Technology Student Association, Marketing Association, Exercise Science Club, History Club, Marine Ecophysiology Research Society, Math Club, Socratic Society, Gay-Straight Alliance, Student Humane Society, Student Nurses Assn, Social Work Organization, Web Spinners
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Voyager (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pensacola (10), Ft. Walton Beach/Mobile (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pensacola (15)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pensacola (15)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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