CONWAY IS THRIVING.
AND YOU WILL TOO.
WHEN OPPORTUNITY COMES KNOCKING, IT WON’T HAVE TO COME FAR.
Conway is located in one of America’s fastest-growing areas. Here, you’ll enjoy a vibrant downtown with shopping, dining, entertainment and miles of biking and walking trails. When you’re ready to get out and explore, you don’t have to go far; our campus is within a short drive of breathtaking rivers, lakes and state parks. And to get the full experience of our amazing state, our COPA program (Campus Outdoor Pursuits & Activities) allows you to check out camping gear, bikes, canoes and other outdoor supplies for free — perfect for any student’s budget!
Central Arkansas is home to the state’s largest economy, and you’ll be in the middle of it all with a wealth of opportunity for entry-level jobs, start-up support and long-term careers. You can also take advantage of numerous job and internship opportunities in Conway and the capital city from Fortune 500 companies to state government. Central Arkansas is at the center of it all.
GET TO KNOW CONWAY & CENTRAL ARKANSAS
Spring break is often seen as a time to take a quick vacation before powering through the rest of the semester, but some students use it as a time to get some hands-on learning experience. Whether you do so on your own or through UCA, here are a few ways you can have more than a vacation.
Studying abroad is one of the most challenging and rewarding adventures you can experience during your college career! Through our many different programs, students broaden their perspectives and worldview by immersing themselves in new cultures and environments.
“UCA has some of the brightest, most accomplished students in our state,” President Davis said. “I thought it would benefit all of us — students, staff and faculty — to see outstanding students being recognized before the [Board of Trustees] at their meetings.”
You might think college prep is only for seniors. But junior year is a crucial time for choosing a college, filling out financial aid paperwork, building a great application and much more. That’s why we have a whole day dedicated just to juniors. Bear Necessities Day is designed to help prepare juniors for college applications and decisions. Registration opens February 1!
Barrett Baber came to UCA looking for guidance, and Dr. Amy Hawkins helped him find it. As a public relations professor, Dr. Hawkins helped instill in Barrett the skills he needed to become an excellent communicator.
For this Arkansas family, UCA has been a way of life for generations. From Mr. Audie Lynch – a retired UCA professor – to his daughter Rosemary Adlong and granddaughter Sally, Bear Country is in their blood.
Long before high school graduation, many students feel a certain expectation to nail down their future. An unspoken pressure to commit. But where do you start? Read on for helpful info on finding the major that’s right for you!
C.O.P.A. stands for Campus Outdoor Pursuits and Activities. The campus community can rent out camping gear, bikes and register for upcoming courses that will make you better prepared for your next outdoor adventure! Experience COPA and get to know the great outdoors!
UCA has more than 200 student organizations and clubs, plus recreational activities to help you engage in campus life and become an active member of the UCA community. Whether you’re heading to Bear Country with a group of friends or not knowing anyone, there’s a place for you. We guarantee it.
College classes can be demanding. Fortunately, UCA is all about student support. Here are a few on-campus options to help you nail the material, write the paper and ace the test.