Offices and Programs
The heart of campus, creating a community for students to connect to various services such as dining, entertainment and event spaces.Follow the Arkansas Union on Facebook Follow the Arkansas Union on Twitter Follow the Arkansas Union on Instagram
Campus Card Office
This office provides campus identification used for security access, enrollment verification and meal plan access.
Campus Dining Services
Campus Dining Services offers numerous places to dine, meal plans and nutritional information.
Center for Community Engagement
The Center for Community Engagement provides volunteer opportunities for students to serve local nonprofits.
- Dream B.I.G. - Dream B.I.G. (Believing in Girls) is a female-empowerment mentoring program for 6-12 grade girls from Marvell Elaine High School in the Arkansas Delta.
- Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry - A student-run emergency food assistance program that distributes food and personal products to the university community.
- Razorback Food Recovery - Razorback Food Recovery recovers surplus food from university dining facilities for donation to local organizations that distribute the food to those in need.
- Volunteer Action Center - The Volunteer Action Center is a student led volunteer coordination board that is dedicated to active service in the community.
- VAC P.A.L. Program - The VAC P.A.L. Program is a free, student-led mentoring program that partners with Fayetteville Public School District.
Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education
The Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education provides academic, cultural and social programs intended to promote inclusiveness, foster achievement and assist in the development and advancement of a diverse student body.
- Academic Enrichment Program - Equips first-generation, low-income and other underrepresented students with opportunities for advisement and mentorship, student development opportunities, academic coaching, and multiple different learning experiences.
- College Access Initiative - Seeks to improve ACT testing frequency and performance among Arkansas high school students representing under-served populations and communities.
- La Oficina Latina - Seeks to develop campus-wide policies and initiatives for Latinos and serves as the main liaison between the University of Arkansas and the Hispanic community. For questions, please contact the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education at (479) 575-8405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Safe Zone Allies - Connects students and employees with allies at the U of A to share their concerns, provide resources, and listen without judgment regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Center for Educational Access
The central campus resource for students with disabilities. This office provides accommodations to remove barriers to access.
This office manages centralized communications for Student Affairs.
- UA Productions - A multi-media communications group made of students promoting the work of the Division of Student Affairs.
Make a direct investment to continue the success of various campus-wide organizations and resources.
Dean of Students
The Dean of Students seeks to support students during emergency situations and are advocates for students during academic and personal crises. A student who needs help and doesn’t know where to turn, contact the Dean of Students office. The deans are here to help.
This office promotes academic achievement, advocates for a diverse community, and creates educational leadership opportunities.
- Interfraternity Council - Fourteen chapters of the North-American Interfraternity Conference are represented on the U of A campus.
- National Pan-Hellenic Council- Seven of the nine historically black fraternities chapters are represented at the U of A.
- Panhellenic Council- The eleven NPC organizations seek to grow and stretch its members into women with purpose and values.
- United Greek Council - Made up of Alpha Lambda Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc., a Latino fraternity, and Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha Inc., a Latina sorority, UGC seeks to unify and organize students that seek to promote diversity and cohesion on campus and in the community.
New Student & Family Programs
Designed to enhance the academic and social integration new students from high school to college.
- Family Weekend - Families are encouraged to visit Fayetteville during the fall semester and enjoy a variety of events.
- UARK Cardinal Nights - A late-night program with entertaining, educational and cultural activities to enhance the student experience.
- Parent & Family Programs - Provide resources, relationships, education and communication to ensure parents continue to be a supportive voice in their child’s life.
- R.O.C.K. Camp - R.O.C.K. Camp is an opportunity for new students to make friends, ask questions about Razorback life and make a smooth transition from high school to college.
Off-Campus Student Services
Provide assistance, resources and referrals to support and retain off-campus and commuter undergraduates.
- Freshman Commuter Programs – One-day and semester-long programs designed to get freshman commuters connected to campus.
- Off-Campus Living Education – Students can gain information and resources on how to succeed as an off-campus student.
- Off-Campus Housing – the official off-campus housing website of the University helps students find their off-campus home.
Office of Student Activities
This office creates an environment for involvement, empowerment and collaboration. It achieves this goal through student organizations, programs and shared governance.
Associated Student Government - ASG is a student-led organization that acts as an organized voice for students and strives to effectively represent student interest.
University Programs - Students in this program coordinate more than 200 annual events for the campus community including concerts, lectures and fine arts performances.
Headliners - The Headliner Concerts Committee, composed primarily of students, makes the decision on what big-name artist to bring to campus each year.
SOOIE - Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience reaches out to students to encourage them to be more involved on campus and assists Registered Student Organizations.
Distinguished Lecture Series - The Distinguished Lectures Committee decides which dynamic and pertinent speakers to bring to the University of Arkansas campus.
Pat Walker Health Center
The Pat Walker Health Center provides campus-wide professional and comprehensive medical care, mental health care, health education and health promotion.
- Counseling & Psychological Services - Work with members of the university to solve problems, understand themselves and develop more satisfying relationships with friends and family.
- Primary Care Clinic - A professional medical staff providing care for illness, injuries, preventive care and urgent care.
- Wellness and Health Promotion - Inspire, motivate and support student self-expression in regard to personal health and wellness.
- Women’s Clinic - Comprehensive women’s healthcare to female students, spouses of students, faculty and staff.
Office of Student Media
This office provides student journalism experiences outside of the classroom through various jobs in writing, editing, print, broadcast news and more.
Arkansas Traveler - The independent campus newspaper producing award-winning content for 108 years.
KXUA - The student radio station broadcasting at 88.3 FM.
Main Hill Media - Student-run full-serivce marketing agency offering services such as video production, social media strategy, and graphic design.
The Razorback Yearbook - The student-run, award-winning yearbook published yearly and free for students and faculty every fall semester.
UATV - The university television station produced and operated by students, broadcasting online and on local Cox Cable.
Student Standards and Conduct
This office assists in the development of student ethics and educate students about their rights and responsibilities as community members.
These programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Education that identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income and from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree) who have the potential to succeed in higher education.
- Student Support Services - Provides a powerful combination of programs and services to students who are first-generation, and/or modest-income, and/or individuals with disabilities.
- Talent Search - Provides a full range of college preparatory services to qualifying participants in grades 7 - 12.
- Upward Bound - Serves high school students from low-income families, and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree.
- Veterans Upward Bound - Assists veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education.
U of A Cares
U of A Cares helps students with situations that could lead to distress.
University Career Development Center
Providing students with career counseling, resume reviews, mock interviews and job search strategies.
- Career Track Razorbacks - This nationally recognized program creates opportunities for UARK students to develop professional career-building skills.
- Career Fairs & Events - The Career Center and various academic departments host a number of career fairs each year to provide opportunities for students to connect with employers and to learn more about companies and organizations.
- Handshake - This free job board just for UA students and recent graduates allows students to search and apply for full or part-time jobs, internships, or Co-Ops.
Veterans Resource & Information Center
This center helps veterans and their families through the admissions process, applying for military educational benefits and scholarships and referrals to various academic departments.