The Big Event

The Big Event at UCA is a student-led organization that provides volunteer services annually to complete projects submitted by Conway community members. The Vision of the Big Event General Committee is to involve every UCA student, faculty, and staff member in the Big Event to strengthen the bond between UCA and the Conway community by acts of selfless service.

The Big Event will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2023!


Request a Service Project

The Big Event is a time when University of Central Arkansas students, staff, and faculty members along with the Conway community can unite in a campus-wide effort for one BIG day to impact our community. During COVID-19, we adapted this approach to offer several smaller service days, with outdoor projects only. The Big Event impacts numerous community members in the city of Conway and surrounding areas. We offer services such as clean-up, yard work, painting, and small renovations at no cost to the community members. Job Requests are open to UCA faculty & staff, Conway residents, and Conway nonprofits. All projects are pending COVID restrictions and volunteer availability. Project requests close on January 25th, 2023.

REQUEST A PROJECT HERE

Please feel free to email ucabigevent@gmail.com with any questions you may have.


Sign Up to Volunteer

UCA students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends are invited to volunteer! It takes hundreds of volunteers to make this event possible. You may sign up as an individual or as part of a group. Interested in leading a team of volunteers? Indicate that you would like to be a team leader when you register.

REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER HERE 

Join Big Event Committee

This committee plans the student-led service day, The Big Event, on March 11th, 2023, and will also have the opportunity to be a part of other community service projects throughout the school year. If you have a passion for community engagement, service, and helping other students get involved and excited to serve, join us! Big Event Committee members gain skills in fundraising, donor relations, volunteer recruitment, volunteer management, communication, social media management, community engagement, community outreach, collaboration, and much more.

Applications are now closed for 2022-2023 Big Event Committee.  If you’re interested in serving on the committee in the 2023-2024 academic year, sign up to volunteer for the Big Event and we will reach out when applications are open in Fall 2023!


Give to the Big Event

The Big Event relies on sponsorships and donations to purchase necessary supplies for service projects and volunteers! You can support us with a gift to the UCA Foundation Big Event Fund.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Nabholz Construction! We appreciate your continued partnership!