If you are planning your airplane flight tickets now, please note you must arrive on January 3rd, 4th, or 5th. Orientation is January 6th – 8th and classes begin January 9th. Campus housing is not available before January 5th, so do your best to schedule your flight to arrive on that day! We will have student volunteers waiting to meet you at the airport those days.
You must check in with International Engagement at this time.
Be sure to book your ticket to fly into Little Rock National Airport (LIT) located in Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas. UCA is 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of the airport.
Shuttle to UCA
UCA is pleased to provide you with a shuttle FREE OF CHARGE to new UCA International Students from the Bill and Hilary Clinton National Airport (LIT) to UCA. You can plan your airport arrival based upon the free UCA shuttle. The Shuttle Schedule is as follows:
Friday, January 3rd-Sunday, January 5th
Departures from LIT Airport
12:00 am (midnight)
Taxi to UCA
If you do not make International Engagement aware of your flight number or arrival time, or if your flight is delayed you have other complications, you may need to take a taxi to Conway. The taxi system in Arkansas is safe, so if exercising appropriate judgment, you should not be afraid. If you take a taxi from the airport to Conway, you should expect to pay $60-$90. Tell them you are a UCA student and you may receive a discount.
Conway Yellow Cab: 501-327-1515 Conway Taxi: 501-730-4110
Little Rock Yellow Cab: 501-568-0462 Little Rock Discount Taxi: 501-988-4425
Instruct the driver to take you to 360 Farris Road – the Carol Adcock International House. This is the International Engagement Office. If you are arriving after 4:30pm or Saturday-Sunday, you must call IE cell phone at 501-358-9367 on your way to campus so someone will be there to meet you.