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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola , Florida 32514-5750

Disability Resource Office

Student Accessibility Resources
11000 University Parkway
Bldg. 21/Rm. 110
Pensacola, Florida 32514
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About The University of West Florida

The University of West Florida (UWF) is a prestigious public institution located in Pensacola, Florida. Situated on a beautiful 1,600-acre campus, UWF offers a diverse range of academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and outstanding faculty, making it a top choice for students seeking a quality education.

As a four-year university, UWF provides a comprehensive educational experience that prepares students for successful careers and lifelong learning. The university boasts an impressive accessibility score of 1, indicating its commitment to making education accessible and inclusive for all students, regardless of background or circumstance.

One of the key aspects that sets UWF apart is its exceptional faculty. With highly accomplished professors who are at the forefront of their respective fields, students at UWF are exposed to cutting-edge research, innovative teaching methods, and real-world experiences. The faculty at UWF are not only experts in their disciplines but are also dedicated mentors, providing individualized attention and support to ensure students’ academic success.

UWF offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including business, education, health sciences, humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields. Whether a student is looking to pursue a degree in nursing, engineering, psychology, or any other area of interest, UWF provides a strong foundation and resources for students to excel in their chosen fields.

Beyond academic excellence, UWF provides a vibrant campus life that fosters growth and personal development. With numerous student organizations, clubs, and activities, students have the opportunity to engage with their peers, pursue their passions, and enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills. From joining student government to participating in community service projects, UWF encourages students to make a positive impact both on-campus and in the surrounding community.

Speaking of the surrounding area, Pensacola offers an ideal setting for students to live, study, and explore. Located on the westernmost edge of the Florida Panhandle, Pensacola is renowned for its beautiful white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant cultural scene. With a rich history dating back over 450 years, Pensacola offers a unique blend of traditional and modern attractions, including historic landmarks, museums, art galleries, and a bustling downtown area.

Additionally, Pensacola is home to a thriving military presence, with the Naval Air Station Pensacola, known as “The Cradle of Naval Aviation.” The proximity to the naval base provides students with unique opportunities for internships, research collaborations, and potential career paths in defense and aerospace industries.

The University of West Florida combines academic excellence, a supportive community, and an exceptional location, making it an ideal choice for students seeking a well-rounded educational experience. Whether you are interested in pursuing a degree in business, education, or any other field, UWF offers the resources, faculty, and opportunities to help you achieve your goals and thrive in your chosen career path. With its commitment to accessibility, innovation, and student success, UWF truly embodies the spirit of higher education and creates a transformative experience for its students.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters

    Services Provided

    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Priority Enrollment
    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Reduced courseload
    • Medical leave

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Student Health Services
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • On-Campus Transit
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Student Housing

      Services Provided

      • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
      • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
      • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
      • Service and Emotional Support Animals