Freshman Pep Rally to Be Broadcast Live From Reynolds Razorback Stadium Thursday Night

The nationally-recognized "Best Campus Tradition" Freshman Pep Rally will be held in Razorback Stadium Thursday, Aug. 23, at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:15 pm.

The nationally-recognized "Best Campus Tradition" Freshman Pep Rally will be held in Razorback Stadium Thursday, Aug. 23, at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:15 pm.

Thousands of new incoming University of Arkansas students are invited to Donald W. Reynolds Stadium on Thursday night, Aug. 23, for the Freshman Pep Rally. The event will be broadcast live on the Division of Student Affairs Facebook page.

The pep rally begins at 9 p.m. with gates opening at 8:15 p.m. All new incoming students are invited and encouraged to attend.

"The Freshman Pep Rally gives freshmen the chance to learn all the U of A traditions: the Fight Song, the cheers, and most importantly how to correctly call the Hogs," said Trisha Blau, assistant director of programming for Student Activities. "The pep rally ends with the Class of 2022 walking onto the football field to have their picture taken in the shape of a giant 'A.'"

This event has been recognized as one of the "Best Campus Traditions" by the National Association of Campus Activities.

For those attending needing special accommodations due to disability, please contact the Office of Student Activities, or call 479-575-5255.

Student Activities is a department in the Division of Student Affairs.

About the Division of Student Affairs: The Division of Student Affairs supports students in pursuing knowledge, earning a degree, finding meaningful careers, exploring diversity, and connecting with the global community. We provide students housing, dining, health care resources, and create innovative programs that educate and inspire. We enhance the University of Arkansas experience and help students succeed, one student at a time.


University Programs, Traditions Committee
Office of Student Activities

Scott Flanagin, executive director of communications
Division of Student Affairs


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