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Welcome to UWF Online!

Welcome to eLearning at UWF. Before you jump into your course content, take a little time to go through this orientation.

eLearning ( is the learning management system used for online courses at UWF.  Whether your course is fully-online, blended or face-to-face, many instructors use eLearning to provide access to course resources, activities, assessments, and grades. You may have used eLearning in other classes and have probably noticed that not all online courses are alike. There are some basic things that you should know to find your way around eLearning and how to get help when you need it, in order to be a successful online learner.

Campus Resources

Technical Support

ITS offers support to online students via phone, online request form, and through email for non-Canvas (eLearning) questions or problems. Help Desk hours are:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 7:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
  • Contact: or 850.474.2075

Here are a few helpful links:

Visit the Help Desk website to learn more about their resources and services.

Accessibility and Privacy Statements for Technologies in Online Courses

Academic Support and Learning Assistance

Student Support Services

  • First-Year AdvisingFreshman, First-Time-in-College, and Undeclared students are assigned to a specific advisor in First Year Advising to assist with initial course registration, goal setting, and degree planning before being transitioned to academic advisors in the major departments.
  • Office of the Registrar - Course search, registration, withdrawals, grades, tuition and fees
  • Academic Calendar registration dates, deadlines, & University holidays by semester.
  • Financial Aid -  Provides information about grants, loans, work-study, and other resources to help students and families bridge the gap between their personal resources and the cost of attending college.

  • Career Development and Community Engagement - Offers free career counseling, career resources, and career development.

  • Student Accessibility Resources - UWF provides individualized support services to encourage full participation for students with disabilities.
  • Emerald Coast Campus - many services are also available at our Fort Walton Beach location.

UWF Policies, Regulations, and Student Code of Conduct

Basic Technical Skills Required

It’s also important to recognize that we all have different experiences and comfort levels with technology. There are a few basic technical skills that you will need to have to be a successful online learner:

  • Using a Web browser to access Web pages

  • Using e-mail to send and receive messages

  • Using Microsoft Word to open, read, and print documents

  • Downloading files from the Web

  • Uploading and attaching files to send to others

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