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.

Campus Tours

Come see our gorgeous campus!  Campus tours are available Monday – Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. when the university is open for operation.  Sign up for a campus tour at or call us at 1-800-243-8245.  Tours begin at our  new Welcome Center located in Donaghey Hall.  Students can also visit campus anytime through our virtual tour.

If you are a TRANSFER STUDENT we have our Transfer Admissions Counselors available ALL DAY on Fridays. So make sure you try to register for a tour on Fridays. If not, that is okay and all of our tour guides are trained to answer any transfer questions you may have.

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!

Admitted Student Open House

Are you an admitted freshman for the fall 2020?  Then we have the day for you!  Spend a day at UCA to get to know your professors, connect with supporting offices, and sign up for your registration appointment.  You will have everything you need to start your time as a UCA bear.

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Register here!

UCA Transfer 101 

Planning to transfer to UCA?  This day is designated for transfer students navigating the transfer process, from application to registration.

Friday, March 13, 2020 – Register here!

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 peek of academic opportunities, scholarships, and housing facilities.  This event is by invitation only and is open to the first 115 students that RSVP.

Our 2019 event has passed.  The 2020 date will be announced no later than May 2020.

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 peek of campus life, academic opportunities, and housing facilities.

Our 2019 events have passed.  The 2020 dates will be announced no later than May 2020.

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.  Space is limited!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

We have met maximum capacity for this event. Go to and register for a campus tour today!