VIA Award

Don’t Just Live it, Show it Off!

The VIA Award celebrates exceptional community engagement among First-Year students in UCA’s Residential Colleges and Minton Commuter college.

The road to success is different for everyone. Complete the application below to tell us about your unique journey and be considered for the VIA Award! 

Selection criteria:
  • Nomination from an Academic Director or a Faculty member from your program.
  • Documented Residential College community event participation and/or involvement.
  • A written statement about what you contributed and gained from your program.
  • Completion of the academic year with your assigned program in good standing (Fall 2020-Spring 2021).
  • Commitment to return to UCA for Fall 2021.
  • Recommended: volunteer service on or off campus, other academic achievements outside of your Residential College, or utilization of UCA support resources such as the tutoring center, the counseling center, etc.