Bridging Educational and Athletic Resources for Success (BEARS)

In BEARS@Bear, UCA student-athletes from all programs have an opportunity to live and learn together in an environment that promotes a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

The programming for BEARS@Bear is designed to work around the practice and training schedules, so that student-athletes can take full advantage of the resources to help them explore their interests, develop study skills, learn time management, and develop personally as students and athletes.


  • Suite-style rooms with two bedrooms and a bathroom in each suite.
  • Fully furnished kitchen and lounge.
  • Located adjacent to the Athletic Offices, Estes Stadium, and the Farris Center.

First-year student-athletes of any major can take part in BEARS@Bear