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Join Us Live on Facebook as University Officially Welcomes New Students Sunday Evening

Friday, August 18, 2017

The University of Arkansas will officially welcome incoming students to campus during the New Student Welcome on Sunday, Aug. 20, on the Mall between the Arkansas Union and Mullins Library.

Student Affairs Events

Bid Day Will Be Broadcast Live This Saturday at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Panhellenic Bid Day will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, in the Chi Omega Greek Theatre, and will broadcast live on UATV.

Student Affairs Events Greek Life Student Media

Associated Student Government Applications Now Available

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Applications for Associated Student Government legislative vacancies, university committees and Freshman Leadership Forum are now available. Deadline to apply is noon Sept. 1.

Student Affairs Administrative News

Safety Tips for Viewing the Eclipse

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The ASG will hold a free cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday on the Union Mall, and the Pat Walker Health Center and Mertins Eye and Optical will have special glasses available for viewing the eclipse.

Student Affairs Events Natural Environment Health Center

Office of Student Activities Announces New Assistant Director for Registered Student Organizations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Amber Widdowson, who has worked in student activities while pursuing degrees, has been appointed the new assistant director for registered student organizations.

Student Affairs Appointments Student Organizations

UARK Cardinal Nights This Friday

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Join New Student & Family Programs from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 18, on the Arkansas Union mall for the first UARK Cardinal Nights.

Student Affairs Entertainment Events

Astronomy Faculty to Lead Educational Celebration of Near-Total Solar Eclipse

Friday, August 11, 2017

Faculty and students to provide information, ASG to hold a cook-out, while Health Center and Mertins donate glasses to view the eclipse.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Student Affairs Events Outreach Science

Nominations Open for 2017 Family of the Year

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The application for Family of the Year is now open! Students interested in nominating their family as Family of the Year can fill out and submit their application online. Deadline is Aug. 28.

Student Affairs Awards

Lot 37 and Resident Reserved Parking Lots to Close Through Monday for Move-In 2017

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Student move-in will run Thursday through Monday, Aug. 10-14. Resident Reserved lots and some faculty/staff spaces in lots near residential halls will be affected.

Student Affairs Events Housing Parking

Mental Health Care Services Expanded for Students

Monday, August 07, 2017

University Housing and the Pat Walker Health Center recently collaborated on a new position that increases access to crucial mental health services for students living in the residence halls.

Student Affairs Health Health Center Housing
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