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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:

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)

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

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

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.

Upper-class Mentors, Learning Assistants and Resident Assistants serve as positive role models and are always willing to help freshmen with any questions.

Students 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/.