MUSE /‘myüz/ n. a source of inspiration; v. to think profoundly or deeply

In MUSE@Bernard, the atmosphere is thick with creative energy as students work to bring their imagination to life.  MUSE@Bernard is a place where students collaborate, grow, and learn surrounded by peers who share a passion for the examined life and a sense of creative wonder.

Students in MUSE@Bernard strive to become dynamic and passionate global citizens who understand the value of interdisciplinary connection—how individual scholarly and creative endeavors engage in larger discussions about how we perceive ourselves and our place in the world. MUSE@Bernard is supported by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. You can find room dimensions and take a virtual tour of Bernard Hall here.


  • UCA’s largest single occupancy rooms on campus
  • Fully furnished kitchen and lounge
  • Community-style bathrooms
  • Regular film screenings in the courtyard
  • Home of the Lavender Library
  • Located near the Ronnie Williams Student Center, the Baum Gallery, Reynolds Performance Hall, and Torreyson Library
  • Less than a 7 minute walk from Stanley Russ Hall, Win Thompson Hall, Irby Hall, the Snow Fine Arts Center, and the Windgate Perfroming Arts Center

Students intending to study in the following areas might find their fit in MUSE@Bernard:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • English
  • Film
  • History
  • Interior Design
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre
  • Writing, Rhetoric, and Information Design