Admissions Events

We want you to feel at home at Central Arkansas!  The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services hosts a number of opportunities for you to visit our beautiful campus and learn how we may serve you.

Bear Facts Day

High school seniors, transfer students, and their families are invited to spend the day with us for Bear Facts Day.  This event is designed to give students a sneak peak of campus life, academic opportunities, and housing facilities.  Bear Facts Days for the 2017 – 2018 year will be announce in late spring.

Registration will be available through the portal.

Distinguished Scholars Day

High school seniors with an outstanding academic record are invited, along with their families, to spend the day learning about the Schedler Honors College, UCA’s Residential Colleges, and other opportunities for engagement at UCA.  This event is designed to give students a sneak peak of academic opportunities, scholarships, and housing facilities.  This event is by invitation only and is open to the first 100 students that RSVP.

Invitations for Distinguished Scholars Day will be mailed August 2017.

UCA in Your City

Interested in UCA but can’t make it to Conway?  Let us bring UCA to you!  The Office of Admissions coordinates visits within various communities so high school students of any age and transfer students can meet with various academic and departmental offices.  The come-and-go setting provides visitors a causal environment to interact with faculty, staff, students, and alumni of UCA.

Bear Necessities Day

High school juniors have a unique opportunity to get a jump-start on the college selection process at Bear Necessities Day.  This day is designed to help students prepare for the college application process and provide tips for selecting a university that best fits individual needs.

Registration for Bear Necessities Day will open January 2018.

Campus Tours

Come see our gorgeous campus!  Campus tours are available Monday – Friday at 10 am and 1 pm when the university is open for operation.  Sign up for a campus tour at or call us at 1-800-243-8245.  Students can also visit campus anytime through our virtual tour.

If you would like to bring a large group, make sure you complete a group tour request so we can serve your group to the best of our abilities.  We hope to see you soon!