Dean of Students

Dean of Students

Gary Roberts

Gary Roberts, Ed.D.

University of Central Arkansas

Student Health Center, Room 210

Conway, AR 72035

501 450-3416 office

501 450-3248 fax



Background: I came to UCA in 1987 as director of housing and became dean of students in 1990.  I received a BS in mathematics and MS in counselor education at Emporia State University in Kansas, and a Doctorate of Education in higher education administration at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.  I am married and have two children.

As dean of students, I am responsible for the following:

  • Oversee student conduct or student judicial system at the University.
  • Oversee the departments of campus recreation (including intramural sports and HPER Center), student life (including student organizations and Greek life), disability support services, and campus educational training.
  • Oversee UCA Student Handbook and Daily Planner.
  • Administer UCA Emergency Student Loan Fund.
  • Assist students with individual problems and concerns.
  • Assist students who need to withdraw from the University for medical or mental health reasons, or due to the death of a close family relative
  • I advise the UCA Circle K Club, a collegiate community service organization.





Student Services Program Coordinator


501 852-0786 office

501 450-3248 fax