Online Students Are Razorbacks.
You can feel that sense of pride as you study with renowned faculty, exchange ideas with peers, walk in commencement exercises, and see your name etched in Senior Walk. You belong here.
You have a reason you want to earn a degree from the University of Arkansas. Maybe you want a new job, a new career or a promotion. Maybe you want to improve your life, support your family or be a role model. No matter what your reason, the University of Arkansas is committed to your success. Explore tools and resources below.
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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?
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.
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.
New Online Student Checklist
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.
Transfer Credit Information
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.
Online Student Orientation
Faculty and staff members will help you get to know the university, find new resources and be prepared to start the semester confidently.
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.
Online students can access 24/7/365 online tutoring. You can connect with TutorMe in Blackboard, the U of A’s online learning management system.
Online Student Union
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.
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.
Offices of Career Connections
Career Connections provides services to distance education students. Skilled staff work with students to help them transition into the workplace.
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.
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.
One Stop Student Guide
Explore student resources, support and services offered by offices across the University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus.
Success Stories From Our Online Students and Graduates
Student Life - The Online Learner
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Frequently Asked Questions
An online course is not a self-paced course, but it is online and there will be no regularly scheduled meetings. You will need to set aside times that work for you each week to log in and participate, but you will not need to log in at specific times or dates. You will be able to ask your instructor questions, communicate with your classmates, turn in assignments and take exams. Online students are connected with the support resources they need. We are here to help.
In most cases, the faculty and instructors who teach on the University of Arkansas campus are the people who teach your online courses.
Your instructor will provide clear instructions for turning in each assignment, whether you post it in Blackboard Learn, email it, type it into a blog, etc.
Quizzes and exams are administered in a variety of ways:
- Online though Blackboard with your Internet browser
- As a “take home” project where you complete it offline and then submit it at a later date
Blackboard Learn is a course management system that is used for most U of A online courses. Once you are registered, your course will become available as a link when the semester begins. You will securely log in to your course with your main university user ID and password. The homepage for Blackboard is https://learn.uark.edu.
Read about a student's experience with advising here on The Online Learner site.
Students are expected to have a dedicated computer. All specifications are listed for each academic college on the UA Bookstore site.