Northwest Florida State College


Student Life

We want all of our students to be engaged in our community in a way that offers opportunities for learning, leadership, service, friendship, and fun.

Our mission is to foster student engagement and retention, develop highly marketable leaders, and cultivate service learning and civic engagement.

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Foster Student Engagement and Retention

Student Life strives to foster strong engagement from students in co-curricular activities so they may gain a sense of community and peer accountability. Engagement outside of the classroom helps to create more meaningful college experience and increases retention and success of students.

Student Life Mission: Develop Marketable Leaders

Develop Highly Marketable Student Leaders

Student Life develops and implements leadership programs and opportunities for student to learn valuable skills and experiences. These knowledge, skills, and abilities will make them more marketable in the workforce in addition to making them an involved and informed community member.

Student Life Mission: Cultivate Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Cultivate Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Student Life provides support to students, student organizations, community service projects, and community activities that may enhance the quality of educational life for students.


Student Life Awards

Each year we take the time to recognize the outstanding achievements of our student leaders on campus and in the local communities. We present the awards to the students during the Student Awards Day Ceremony held in April.

Student Leader of the Year Award

This award will be given to recognize a student who had demonstrated outstanding leadership, academic achievement, innovation, and integrity at NWF State College and community. The recipient should have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher and is in good standing with the NWF State College.

Nominate a Student

Student Organization of the Year Award

This award will be given to recognize a student organization that had the most impact at NWF State College. The award is based on a number of quality events hosted, development of members, and campus involvement. Organization will be granted $250 for the following year.

Nominate a Student Organization

Who’s Who Among Students

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges was founded in 1934 by H. Pettus Randall Jr., The Who’s Who program is dedicated to the mission of honoring student achievement regardless of financial circumstance.