University Vision, Mission, and Values

ADDENDUM - 06/17/2022


UWF delivers a comprehensive university education that enables students to meet their career and life goals. UWF research and community partnerships advance the body of knowledge and enhance the prosperity of the region and the state.

Our Vision

A spirited community of learners, launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world.

Our Values

Our institutional values -- shared by students, faculty and staff -- make UWF a great place to learn and to work. UWF maintains policies and practices and pursues initiatives congruent with our values.

UWF Operates with Integrity in All Matters: Doing the Right Thing for the Right Reason.

Caring: Maintaining a safe and dynamic learning and working environment that fosters the development of individual potential.
Collaboration: Promoting a culture of supportive and cooperative interactions and communication to advance and achieve shared expectations and goals.
Creativity: Providing opportunities to imagine, innovate, inspire and express different approaches and solutions to existing and anticipated needs and challenges.
Entrepreneurship: Encouraging a culture that identifies opportunities to initiate change.
Inclusiveness: Welcoming, respecting and celebrating the differences and the similarities among people and ideas.
Innovation: Exploring, expanding, and enhancing learning and knowledge through transforming experiences.

UWF Strategic Plan 2017-2022