Visit

There's no better way to learn about the University of Arkansas than to visit our campus. We want to make your campus visit a perfect fit for you, so please register in advance, and we will make all the necessary arrangements, connecting you with the right people and the right information.

  Schedule your campus visit

More details on campus visit policies below.

If you're in the Fayetteville area and want to get a feel for campus but can't schedule a visit, download our Visitor's Guide, which includes a walking tour of campus, campus map, as well as area attractions.


On-Campus Visits

Visit Length

All campus visits include an information session with an Admissions Counselor and a campus tour. Information sessions last 30 minutes and Campus tours last approximately one hour.

Campus visits also offer additional appointments with individual departments and residence hall tours.

Policies

  • At this time, we are asking our prospective students to bring no more than three guests (family members only) to their visit. Our maximum capacity for all tour sessions is limited.
  • All prospective students in a party must be registered. We are not accepting walk-ins at this time.
  • Masks are recommended, but not required, indoors for all visitors to Silas Hunt Hall. You may wear your own, or we will provide masks when you arrive on campus.

Scheduling

Due to the limited size of tours, we encourage you to register for your on-campus tour as early as possible and ask you to please schedule at least three business days prior to your arrival. Unfortunately, we will NOT accept walk-ins.

Visit Accommodations

The University of Arkansas is dedicated to providing equal access to our guests. If you, or someone in your party, require disability-related accommodations while attending our campus visit program we will make every reasonable effort to provide appropriate accommodations and resources during your visit. Please let us know your needs as soon as possible. Advance notice provides the greatest opportunity to ensure effective accommodations are provided to meet the needs of our guests.


Visit Components

Weekdays

Schedule may vary depending on resource availability.

HPER Tour (1 hr)1 p.m.


Standard
Admissions Counselor (30 min) 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Walking Tour of Campus (1 hr) 9 a.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m.
Optional
College Representative Varies by college
Unfortunately, due to current campus housing demands, we are not able to provide residence halls tours at this time. To learn more about our residence halls, please visit our Campus Housing website.

Saturdays

Standard
Admissions Counselor (30 min) As available
Walking Tour of Campus (60 min) [1] As available
We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are unable to set up appointments for departmental visits for our Saturday tours, as departmental representatives are only in their offices Monday through Friday.

Residence Hall Tour

[1] Unfortunately, due to current campus housing demands, we are not able to provide residence halls tours at this time. To learn more about our residence halls, please visit our Campus Housing website.

Groups

We are not available for group visits in the month of March.

We offer group visits for schools and organizations (limit of 75 students per group) Tuesday through Thursday. Space is limited and based on availability. If you would like to schedule a group tour, please contact the Office of Admissions at 479-575-6240 or email us at visit@uark.edu.

College Visits

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, named after former U.S. Senator and Arkansas Governor Dale Bumpers, offers a hands-on, career-focused education in the areas of agriculture and food industries, family and quality of life, and environment and sustainability. We invite you to visit our website, bumperscollege.uark.edu, to explore majors, career opportunities, and more.

During your visit, you will meet with a representative from your department or with the college's Coordinator of Undergraduate Recruitment. These meetings typically last 30-45 minutes and include application materials and information specific to your prospective program of study. When possible, your visit will also include a tour of the facilities related to your major interest.

The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design is the home of design education on the University of Arkansas campus. With a world-class faculty, a 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, and state-of-the-art resources and labs, the Fay Jones School offers an immersive design school experience in the fields of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior Architecture and Design.

During your visit, you will have the opportunity to tour our award-winning Vol Walker Hall with a staff member or student ambassador, and learn about the requirements of a design school education. The college visit usually requires one hour.

The Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the most academically diverse college at the University of Arkansas, with 16 academic departments and 3 schools that offer 43 different academic programs. These offerings are categorized four ways: Fine Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. Prospective students can visit our college website to explore the many pathways the Fulbright College offers.

For visitors, the Fulbright College offers group presentations that typically last 45 minutes. While the initial part of the presentation serves to familiarize guests with the Fulbright College as a whole, the introduction then serves to facilitate open discussion based on students’ specific interests and how they connect with the Fulbright College at large. Discussion can range from campus resources, to curriculum offerings, and on to career preparedness. This session is also ideal for most pre-professional students aspiring to pursue medical school, law school and the like.

The Sam M. Walton College of Business is ranked in the top 30 public undergraduate business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Walton offers majors in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship & innovation, finance, information systems, management, marketing, retail and supply chain management, and allows incoming students to explore all aspects of business before declaring a specific major. Our proximity to approximately 325 of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as nearly 4,000 individual business offices, gives students the chance to take advantage of hands-on business experiences and networking, both inside and outside the classroom.

Students who indicate an interest in meeting with a representative of Walton College of Business will attend a small group meeting with a member of the Walton Recruitment Team. In these small group sessions, you will learn about the Walton curriculum, hands-on learning opportunities, internships, career placement, study abroad options, and more. You will also meet a current Walton Student Ambassador and have a chance to tour our business facilities. Although these sessions are geared toward students with an interest in majoring in business, we welcome any student who is considering taking business classes as part of a major, a minor, or even simply electives. Visits to Walton College of Business last approximately one hour.

The College of Education and Health Professions is the home of the caring professions at the University of Arkansas. Students pursue fulfilling careers in nursing, teaching, counseling, athletic training, exercise science, speech-language pathology, and many others. The College has six academic divisions, offering more than 50-degree programs, including 17 Bachelor’s programs and 34 Master’s and Doctoral Programs. We value diversity, inclusion, and kindness as members of the caring professions.

All students receive hands-on experience that is relevant to their major. Ready to make a difference in the world? Join nearly 6,000 students in the internationally recognized programs of the College of Education and Health Professions. We invite you to visit our website to explore all the opportunities available to students.

If you’d like to visit the campus, the College offers 45-minute group presentations.

Students interested in nursing are invited to sign up for a tour of our Eleanor Mann School of Nursing’s simulation lab in the Epley Center for Health Professions (Fridays only).

The College of Engineering is the largest engineering program in the state of Arkansas, offering undergraduate degrees in biological, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer and data science. During your visit, you will learn more about the opportunities and resources in the College of Engineering. You will meet one-on-one with an Engineering Student Ambassador to gain a student perspective and tour our outstanding facilities. Appointments with college faculty and administrators are also available on request (when available).

The College of Engineering wants to make sure that you have all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your future degree, and we are committed to helping you prepare for your tomorrow. Your visit is the first step.

Please indicate your engineering area of interest and that you would like to meet with engineering on the tour request form. Most engineering appointments occur after the University of Arkansas campus tour and are approximately one hour.

Covering all academic majors at the University of Arkansas, the Honors College is a close-knit community of high-achieving students who engage in a number of enriching activities, including innovative honors coursework, study abroad opportunities across the world, undergraduate research with honors faculty members, and service-learning experiences. To learn more, we encourage you to visit the Honors College website.

On a campus visit, interested students have the option of learning more about the honors student experience during a presentation in Gearhart Hall, the home of the Honors College. These meetings typically last 30-45 minutes. High school students who are interested in living in a freshman honors community also have the option of touring Hotz Honors Hall. Our Hotz tours are available most weekdays at 11 am during the fall and spring semesters.

Graduate Students

For more information or to schedule a visit, please review Graduate School Campus Visit Registration.

International Students

To discuss a campus visit, please contact the International Education office:

340 N. Campus Drive
Gearhart Hall 213
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel: 1-479-575-6246
Fax: 1-479-575-5055

  Schedule your campus visit


Self-Guided

If you're in the Fayetteville area and want to get a feel for campus but can't schedule a visit, download our Visitor's Guide, which includes a walking tour of campus, campus map, as well as area attractions.


Campus Visit Staff

Kristen Davidson

Kristen Davidson

Tour Coordinator

Email: visit@uark.edu
Phone: 479-575-6240

Kristen Davidson is the Tour Coordinator and the advisor for the Student Ambassador program. She is from Fayetteville, Arkansas, and she is currently working on her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas.


Amanda Hendrix

Amanda Hendrix

Administrative Support Specialist

Email: visit@uark.edu
Phone: 479-575-4915

Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson

Assistant Tour Coordinator

Email: visit@uark.edu
Phone: 479-575-2871