University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is on a 170-acre campus in a suburban setting in Fort Smith, Arkansas. There are many activities and organizations for University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith also has fraternities and sororities.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has a thriving Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith include Phi Beta Lambda, Student Alumni Association, Non-Traditional Students and Grand Avenue Baptist College Ministry (Reach).
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students' favorite campus events are Campus Picnic and Block Party, Haunted Union and Homecoming.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students live off campus. In 2021, 14% of undergrads at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. There are 940 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,830 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 655 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 7% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Arkansas-Fort Smith there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Arkansas-Fort Smith:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, take Interstate 540 to Fort Smith, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Fort Smith Regional airport.
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