Getting Started

Here are some resources to help you make a smooth transition to the University of Arkansas.

Activate your account
Activate your UARK account and create a password to access email, campus networks, Blackboard Learn, and UARK email.
UAConnect
UAConnect allows students to enroll in classes, check financial information, and view final course grades.
Help-UAConnect
Help-UAConnect provides guides on topics from adding classes to allowing parental access and making payments, including PDFs and video tutorials.
Immunization records
The State of Arkansas requires that all newly admitted on-campus U of A students comply with the two-dose measles Immunization Policy.
Office of Financial Aid
Learn what types of financial aid may be available and how to apply for federal assistance.
Academic Advising
Connect with the academic advisor for your college and major. Most colleges encourage scheduling an academic advising appointment through UASuccess. Need help? Check out our video walkthrough.
Office of the Registrar
The Office of the Registrar supports academic life at the University of Arkansas, including transfer credit evaluation, class registration, and graduation.
Campus Card Office
Learn all your University of Arkansas ID card can do, including information about Razorbuck$ and locations on campus that accept Razorbuck$ as a method of purchase.
CLASS+
No matter what stage you're at in your academic career, the Center for Learning and Student Success is here to help you accomplish your goals. Learn about the resources they offer, including tutoring and writing support.
Center for Educational Access
The Center for Educational Access is the central resource to enable equal access to various programs and services. If you think you might need academic accommodations, you can register with the CEA here.
University of Arkansas Libraries
Find out what the U of A's library system can do for you! Learn about Interlibrary Loans, borrowing privileges, various archives, online resources, study rooms, and more.
University Housing
From information on signing up for housing to meal plan descriptions (and how to start your meal contract), learn everything you need to know about selecting the housing option and meal plan most suitable for you.
Off-Campus Housing
Search off-campus housing options in Northwest Arkansas.
Off-Campus Student Services
Explore a variety of resources for non-traditional students, off-campus students, and freshman commuters, including off-campus meal plans, involvement opportunities, student advisors, and more.
Dining on Campus
Find the resources you need to familiarize yourself with all the places to eat on campus, including locations, hours, and even menu options — not to mention food-related events and specials!
Pat Walker Health Center
Learn about the many health services available for you as a student, how scheduling an appointment works, and how to use the patient web portal. You can find additional information on billing and insurance here as well.
Treasurer's Office
The Treasurer's Office is able to assist you with financial questions related to your student account. We offer services such as a tuition estimator, e-bills, payment methods (e.g cash, e-check, credit card), payment plans, and refunding options.
Career Development Center
Practice a mock interview, learn about upcoming job fairs, discover what profession might best suit your skills, and more — the Career Development Center offers a wide variety of valuable resources to help guide you through college and into your career after graduation.
Veterans Resource Office
Providing support for current or prospective veterans, the Veterans Resource Center offers assistance with applying for military educational benefits and scholarships, information on community campus and community resources, and more.
Arkansas Athletics
Calling all Razorbacks! Browse through game day schedules, purchase your Student Razorback Access Pass, and learn all you need to know before heading out to cheer on the Hogs.
Associated Student Government
Learn about the student-led group that represents your voice on campus — and find out how you can get involved.
Greek Life
Are you considering Greek life? Discover more about the Greek community at the U of A, including recruitment information and descriptions of all current fraternities and sororities.
Office of Student Activities
Browse student organizations, read more about our Distinguished Lectures Committee, and discover the Headliner Concerts Committee that brings music artists to the U of A each year.
Registered Student Organizations
From The Pancake Club to Badminton Anonymous, you will discover a broad assortment of student organizations to fit your every interest.
University Programs
Want to find a monthly schedule of all the varied social, educational, cultural, and recreational events planned for you here at the U of A? From movie showings to slam poetry competitions, discover a collection of exciting activities for you to experience.
University Recreation
Find out all about our two fitness centers, including group fitness classes, facility hours, club sports, intramural sports, personal training, aquatic fitness, the UREC Wellness Center, and more.
Transit and Parking
Familiarize yourself with a comprehensive parking map, learn about parking permits and facilities, read about various parking citations and how to correctly read a parking lot sign, and access your parking account to purchase the right permit for your needs.
Parking Permits
Learn about permit types and eligibility.
Razorback Transit
Razorback Transit provides fare-free transportation to on-campus locations and major off-campus living and shopping areas.
University of Arkansas Police Department
Learn more about the UAPD and the services they provide to ensure your safety.
Safe Ride
Safe Ride provides students with a safe means of transportation.
RazALERT
The university’s emergency notification system.
University of Arkansas Bookstore
A great resource for buying or renting textbooks.
Student Technology Center
Check out laptops, cameras, and other digital equipment, utilize a team room equipped with collaboration tools, work on projects in the Digital Media Lab, or simply hang out in the Gaming Studio — the Student Technology Center has many resources available for your convenience.
IT Help Desk
The IT Help Desk is a great resource that can assist with a variety of technology-related issues, such as problems with your UARK account, network connection, and so much more.
Computer Labs
Find information about the General Access Computing Labs, including important guidelines on how printing works (including your printing quota), the location of these labs across campus, and the equipment and software available.
Center for Multicultural & Diversity Education
Learn about the Academic Enrichment Program, Safe Zone Allies Program, and other programs that foster inclusiveness and support the development of a diverse student body.
Academic Initiatives & Integrity
Before classes start, get informed about what constitutes an academic integrity violation, as well as the procedure that ensues after a violation has occurred.
Honors College
The University of Arkansas Honors College brings together more than 2,900 high-achieving undergraduate students and 700 of the university’s top professors in a learning environment characterized by discovery, creativity, and service.