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"The end depends upon the beginning"

DSC_0038.72 dpiThe Residential College Program at UCA currently consists of five living & learning communities and one commuter learning community:

HPaW Residential College in Baridon Hall (HPaW@Baridon)

EDGE Residential College in Hughes Hall (EDGE@Hughes)

The Stars Residential College in Short/Denney Hall (The Stars@Short/Denney)

STEM Residential College in Arkansas Hall (STEM@Arkansas)

EPIC Residential College in Bear Hall. (EPIC@Bear)

Minton Commuter College in Old Main Hall (MCC@Old Main)

Each Residential College has a unique theme and character; more details can be found on the individual websites.

Faculty 2015-16Resident Masters left to right: (front row) Dr. Chris Craun (History), MCC@Old Main, Dr. Tom Snyder (Economics) EPIC@Bear, (back row) Dr. Faith Yarberry (Chemistry) STEM@Arkansas, Dr. Kondwani Phwandaphwanda (Music) The Stars@Short/Denney, Mr. Brian James (English) EDGE@Hughes, & Dr. Danielle Archie (Psychology) HPaW@Baridon

Just a few of advantages of living in a Residential College

Each residential college has a faculty member—called a Resident Master—who lives in the building and serves as academic example and guide (see picture above).

Mentors 2015-2016Residence Coordinators (Graduate Students), Upper-class Mentors, Learning Assistants and Resident Assistants serve as positive role models and are always willing to help students with any questions.

Area1516Students take some of their classes in their building of residence, making studying and doing homework together even more convenient and productive.

You will have an opportunity to make a difference both at home and abroad through a wide offering of service-learning projects, including (but not limited to) our Bear Essentials Food Pantry and our Science & Society in Rwanda program.

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Are you convinced you want a spot in a Residential College? Any incoming freshman or transfer student can apply for admission. Are you still thinking about it?  Take a look at what these UCA graduates who lived their first year in a Residential College have to say at http://uca.edu/residential/resident-college-success-stories/.