No U of A Student Stands Alone

Explore the resources and services developed to help you succeed, and then take action.
Be proactive. Get the support you need when you need it.

New Online Student

The new online student checklist will help you get connected with the U of A and gain access to tools and information that you need to be successful in your academic career.

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Transfer Credit

The Transfer Planning Guide developed by the Office of the Registrar will show you the college credits previously accepted by the U of A from other institutions.

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Connect With A
Student Liaison

Feeling Lost? We’ll Help You Stay on Course. The Student Liaison Office is here to help you get enrolled, stay on track, and navigate life as an online student. We are always here to help point you in the right direction.

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Online Student

Faculty and staff members will help you get to know the university, find new resources and be prepared to start the semester confidently.

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Coaching For
Online Students

A coach is a staff member from Global Campus who is dedicated to the success of online students. The coach acts as your cheerleader and your personal guide to academic resources provided by the U of A.

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Are You Ready
To Study Online?

Online courses can give you the flexibility to achieve your educational and professional goals while maintaining your busy work and family schedules, but they can be both challenging and rewarding. Our quiz will help you decide if online classes are right for you?

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W.E. Manning
Memorial Scholarship

The University of Arkansas Global Campus offers W.E. Manning Memorial Scholarships each fall semester to students studying in U of A undergraduate and graduate online degree programs.

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Online Student

Meet your peeps! Join a social media site exclusive to U of A students and the people who support them. Some “rooms” are reserved for college-specific groups, and others are open to all. Sign Up with your U of A email address.

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Online Student

Online students can access 24/7/365 online tutoring. You can connect with Pear Deck Tutor in Blackboard, the U of A's online learning management system.

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Student ID Card

As an online student, you can obtain a University of Arkansas student ID card, even if you cannot come to the Fayetteville campus.

Obtain An ID Card

One Stop Student Guide

Explore student resources, support and services offered by offices across the University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus.

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Virtual International Programs

Virtual international internships allow students to put travel concerns aside to develop meaningful, professional connections while working for international companies, NGOs, health or education organizations.  ( FAQ Document )

Study Abroad

Academic Approval

University of Arkansas degree programs often prepare students to pursue a professional or occupational license. Licensure generally requires an educational component and the successful completion of an exam and/or completion of internship or practitioner hours in a specific profession.

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Estimated Costs

Estimated costs per credit hour information for students studying online at the University of Arkansas.

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Library Support:
Online Learning Guide

This guide provides information that may be useful to students enrolled in distance education classes at the University of Arkansas.

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Offices of Career Connections

Career Connections provides services to distance education students. Skilled staff work with students to help them transition into the workplace.

Become Career Ready

Healthcare for Online Students

Online students who are Arkansas residents can participate in a special pilot program from the U of A Pat Walker Health Center.

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Correspondence Courses

Self-paced online correspondence courses were discontinued at the University of Arkansas in 2023.

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Success Stories

From Our Online Students and Graduates

My degree is a three-part degree—sociology, rural families and communities, and history. What I've learned so far is helping me communicate with people from diverse backgrounds. If you don't have the same demographic, you can sometimes be ignorant of a situation.

The realistic part for me was that I had to keep a full-time job. It was definitely the big reason for choosing the Professional Master of Applied Business Analytics. ... So for me it was just finding a good program that had good balance and high quality expectations and support. I...

The interdisciplinary degree allows us to look at problems from a multidisciplinary angle. Instead of just looking at problems head on, we can pull from different areas. In the job I'm doing now, I've been where the people that I'm helping have been. I work with the prosecutor in my...

I feel we’re all lifelong learners, and adults learn differently than children. They have different mindsets. They’re not so passive, they’re active, and that’s really the main thing.

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Student Life

  The Online Learner

Global Campus Coaching Online Students to Success with Live Webinars

Global Campus staff at the University of Arkansas look at students enrolled in online degree programs the way coaches in the competitive world of sports look at their players: they want them to succeed.

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How to Pay for Graduate School: Options Highlighted for Special Education Professionals

Are there grants for graduate students? Yes, and scholarship opportunities, too! Read on to find out how you can afford graduate school if you need financial assistance to reach your goal of obtaining a graduate degree.

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Coach Adds to Knowledge with Master’s Degree in Adult and Lifelong Learning

David (D.C.) Howard took a few days off from his two jobs to walk in the graduation ceremony May 13 at the University of Arkansas, his first visit to the Fayetteville campus. Howard found time while working as director of ...

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Student in Online Degree Program Seizes Study Abroad Opportunity

Houston Garner took only one in-person course while earning his University of Arkansas bachelor’s degree in supply chain management delivered online, and he went all the way to the ancient city of Rome to do it. Garner is a ...

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