UWF offers refunds, announces summer courses will be remote

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Staff reports

The University of West Florida announces summer courses will be conducted remotely and that room and board costs will be prorated for all residential students who vacated campus housing through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. 

.Additionally, the University will provide students a flat-rate refund based on the type of housing unit: 

  • Residence Hall Single – $925.00 per student
  • Residence Hall Double – $825.00 per student
  • Apartment 4 Bedroom – $925.00 per student
  • Apartment 2 Bedroom – $1,025.00 per student

Students with any outstanding balances with the University will have that amount deducted before they receive a refund.

Refunds will be provided via the UWF Student Financial Services BankMobile Disbursements. To expedite the refund process, students are asked to set up their e-Refund information by Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. If the e-Refunds option is not selected, a refund check will be mailed to their address on file. 

Students with no relocation options are not required to check out of housing and should contact housing@uwf.edu for special accommodations. Residents who are on the list of special accommodations and residing on campus after March 30, 2020, will not receive a housing refund.

Students who need to retrieve their belongings should contact Housing and Residence Life before coming to campus. In an effort to have as few people on campus as possible, UWF asks that students comply with its efforts to coordinate move out. 

Campus Dining Plans: University administration is actively working with its vendor to determine the specifics on refunds. If students have any critical financial need, they are asked to contact Case Management Services at casemanagement@uwf.edu for further information.

Summer 2020 Courses

In an effort to provide flexibility to students, faculty and staff, UWF will offer all courses online for Summer 2020.

Summer 2020 registration will begin on March 30, 2020. Available courses will be posted at that time. Students should contact their academic advisor prior to registration. 

For additional information on UWF’s COVID-19 efforts, please visit www.uwf.edu/coronavirus.