Visit Our Campus



Our scenic, historic hilltop campus overlooks one of the nation's top college towns and fastest-growing regions. It's a place made for adventure.

Come and explore our campus, enjoy the trees and outdoor artwork.

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Take our virtual tour to take a look at the U of A campus for yourself.

Prospective Student Visits

Prospective Student Visits

There's no better way to learn about the University of Arkansas than to visit our campus. We want to make your campus visit a perfect fit for you, so please register in advance, and we will make all the necessary arrangements, connecting you with the right people and the right information.

Find Your Way

When you visit the U of A, make sure you have directions, parking information and watch our virtual tour to become familiar with our campus.

Driving Directions

Parking on Campus

There are a lot of parking options for visitors in one of our three parking garages. A map of all parking options can be found below.

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Visitors with an eye for the arts will find plenty to do – and see – on the University of Arkansas campus. The campus has long supported the performing and visual arts through academic programs and public offerings.

Galleries and Grounds

Recent additions of campus art include the Silas Hunt memorial sculpture and significant contemporary artwork in the new Champions Hall and Hillside Auditorium. Other outdoor pieces include Courage to Lead, a bronze sculpture by Native American artist Denny Haskew.

The Fine Arts Center, built in 1950 and designed by renowned architect Edward Durell Stone, features the Fine Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Library, the University Theatre and Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

The Fine Arts Gallery features a robust rotation of exhibitions of student artwork in all media. Open every day except Saturday, the gallery sometimes displays the work of visiting artists and professors, who also provide lectures and guest studios.

Performing Arts

The Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center provides a new home for performing arts on campus. Located next to the Arkansas Union in the renovated Historic Field House, the 600-seat facility opened in late 2015.

The Faulkner Center hosts theatrical performances staged by the Music Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre and Boar’s Head Summer Theatre. The new facility also hosts university musical groups such as the University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Concert Choir and Master Chorale.

The University Theatre, operated by the department of theatre, starts its theatrical season in the fall with dramas, comedies and musicals performed and produced by a student cast and crew.

Upcoming Performances and Showings

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Explore Campus

We invite you to spend a few hours, a weekend or the next few years exploring our beautiful campus. Here are a few thing you don't want to miss.

Senior Walk

Every graduate at the University of Arkansas is etched in stone on our Senior Walk.

Historic Senior Walk showcases the names of all U of A graduates, more than 175,000 to date. Grouped by graduating class, you can find past graduates or imagine where your own name would be etched in stone someday.

Old Main

visit old main at the University of Arkansas

The centerpiece of campus, Old Main opened for classes in 1876, making it the oldest building on campus

Chi Omega Greek Theatre

The Chi Omega Greek Theatre presents performances throughout the year.

The Chi Omega Greek Theatre is a popular place for concerts, pep rallies or simply enjoying the sun between classes. Chi Omega, founded at the U of A in 1895 and now the largest women's fraternity in the nation, donated the theatre in 1930.

Spoofer's Stone

During the late 1800s, male and female students were not allowed to mingle, so Spoofer's Stone became the place where marriage proposals happened at the University of Arkansas.

The Spoofers Stone has been a traditional place for marriage proposals since the 1800s. The stone still sits where the builders of Old Main left it on the front lawn.

Arkansas Union

Visit Old Main at the University of Arkansas.

Ranked as one of the nation's top 20 "Most Amazing Campus Student Unions," the Arkansas Union has been a favorite gathering place for more than 40 years. It includes a food court, fitness center, technology center, post office, Razorback shop, art gallery, theatre, ATMs and more.

Fulbright Peace Fountain

The Fulbright Peace Fountain was established as a tribute to J. William Fulbright who helped create the Fulbright Scholarship Program.

This impressive landmark commemorates the legacy of the late U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, a graduate and former president of the University of Arkansas. Fulbright helped create the Fulbright Scholarship Program, the largest international exchange program of its kind. E. Fay Jones, a graduate and former dean of the School of Architecture, designed the Fulbright Peace Fountain.

Honors College

Gearhart Hall features a spacious student lounge flooded with natural light, study areas and rooms for group discussions and an auditorium for classes, lectures and film screenings.

Gearhart Hall serves as the home for our endowed Honors College, which unites the university's top undergraduates and professors of all disciplines in a learning environment characterized by discovery, creativity and service.

Il Porcellino

Il Porcellino is a bronze statue replica of a statue from Florence, Italy and is said to grant the wishes of those who throw coins into the fountain.

This wild boar statue and fountain is a replica of the original Il Porcellino in Florence, Italy. The Italian title, which means, "piglet," comes from the local Florentine nickname for the statue. This is one of many Razorback tributes on campus.

History Surrounds You

Historic Markers

As one of the nation’s top research universities, we are proud of our past and the many outstanding achievements our students, faculty and alumni have made since 1871. We celebrate significant research, intellectual achievements, notable leaders, outstanding alumni, historic events, sites and campus lore with historical markers located across campus.

Historical Markers

Historic Timeline

The U of A has been a rich part of Arkansas' history for nearly 150 years. Home to scholars, a U.S. president and many statesmen over the years, the U of A builds a foundation for success.

Where to Eat and Stay

It's easy to work up an appetite on campus, so we invite you to take a break and enjoy a meal while you're here. For those of you who want to make it a weekend, we've got you covered.


The University of Arkansas offers numerous dining selections with a wide array of restaraunts.

No matter what you're in the mood for, our campus eateries offer something that's sure to hit the spot.

Carnall Hall

The Historic Inn at Carnall Hall offers the finest in gracious Southern accommodations at the front porch of the University of Arkansas.

Recognized as one of the Top 50 Hotels in the South by Conde Nast Traveler, the Historic Inn at Carnall Hall is the front porch of the University of Arkansas, offering the finest in gracious Southern accommodations.

Beyond Campus

Northwest Arkansas is considered one of the best places to live in the U.S. with some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails within a short drive of campus.

Crystal Bridges

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is a nationwide center for arts and culture and located near the University of Arkansas.

Quickly gaining recognition as a nationwide center for arts and culture, Northwest Arkansas is home to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. This world-class museum features a permanent collection of art spanning five centuries, from the Colonial era to the current day. The collection includes several works considered masterpieces. Crystal Bridges also offers miles of wilderness trails and a unique dining experience. If that's not enough, admission is free.

Food and Shopping

On Dickson Street, located within walking distance of the University of Arkansas, you can find restaurants, shops and clubs.

Dickson Street, one of the state's most popular entertainment districts, is just a short walk from campus. A part of Fayetteville's downtown historic district, Dickson Street offers a variety of restaurants, boutiques, galleries and clubs unique to the area. Fayetteville's historic square, College Avenue and the area around the Northwest Arkansas Mall are also great places for shopping and dining. They Fayetteville Farmers' Market, an area tradition since 1974, was recently named one of "America's Favorite Farmer's Markets."

Outdoor Opportunities

You can find many hiking opportunities, beautiful rivers and mountains within a short drive of the University of Arkansas.

Northern Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Devil's Den State Park is a short distance south of Fayetteville. Beaver Lake is 30 minutes to the northeast. Hawksbill Crag and the Buffalo National River, America's first National River and one of the few remaining undammed rivers in the lower 48 states, are an hour's drive to the east. Even closer to campus, Fayetteville's Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is another great outdoor option.

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