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Argo Arrival 2017

Argo Arrival is an annual tradition that celebrates the start of the school year for new and returning students. Argos discover the Pensacola area through on- and off-campus events and explore opportunities to express their interests and make new connections.

Welcome to campus!

Argo Arrival begins on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 — also known as Resident Move-In Day. Students must bring an active Nautilus Card to Argo Arrival events. Celebrate your arrival on social media by using #ArgoArrival. 


  • Aug
    Join fellow students, families, staff and faculty for the official kickoff of the academic year. First-year students will receive Convocation medallions to wear at Commencement. Join the conversation with #UWFConvocation.
  • Aug
    Target After Hours
    This exclusive event is just for UWF students, faculty and staff. A valid Nautilus Card is required. Bus routes start at 11:20 p.m. and end at 1:30 a.m. — ​Bus 1: The Villages; Bus 2: Martin, Heritage, Presidents; Bus 3: Presidents, Argo, Pace.
  • Aug
    President's Picnic
    Bring your appetite as we enjoy a summer barbecue and DJ music on the Cannon Green at this special event hosted by President Saunders. Families are welcome. The Nautilus Market will be closed during the event and will reopen at 1 p.m.
  • Aug
    CAB Battle of the DJs
    Join us as CAB showcases student DJs in an epic battle. Enjoy awesome music and snacks, and take home a CAB giveaway item! This event is funded through UWF SGA.
  • Aug
    Beach Bash  | Beach Bash Waiver
    Enjoy this annual beach party for UWF students. You must bring a valid Nautilus Card and sign a waiver (minors must bring one signed by parent/guardian) to participate or receive food (while supplies last). Buses leave: 10:20, 10:30, 10:45 a.m.
  • Aug
    Taste of Pensacola
    Enjoy free food, product samples and discounts brought to UWF by area businesses and organizations.
  • Sep
    Argos Night Out
    With dozens of things to do and see, this event will keep you busy all night! Argos Night Out will take over the Commons with Cultural Explosion, Rock Out the Red Zone, Game Fest and more.
  • Sep
    Movie Night: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    Argo Arrival has a new event this year: Movie Night! Enjoy popcorn, drinks and a special screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.
  • Sep
    Check out the Student Org Demo Stage and meet student leaders from 75+ student organizations. A valid student Nautilus Card is required to attend. Registered Student Organizations may register in ArgoPulse.

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