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Are you looking for a college that offers future-focused degree programs, flexible learning options, small class sizes, and over-the-top student support, all on a beautiful and caring campus?  If so, then put the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith at the top of your list.

UAFS offers an education that is focused on your future, and many of our programs of study lead to 100 percent placement of graduates in meaningful careers or prestigious graduate schools.

There’s no better way to know if UAFS is the right fit for you than to visit our campus. 

There are several ways to experience the friendliness and hospitality for which we are known.  All campus tours are led by our University Student Ambassadors and provide an opportunity for prospective students and their families to see the campus from a student’s perspective.


General Campus Visit

Campus visits are scheduled at 9:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday in the summer and may include a meeting with the academic college of your desired major. We do not offer tours on New Student Orientation Days.

If you are unsure of what academic college your desired degree major is in, visit our Degree Programs Web page.

for a campus visit, call us at 479-788-7120 or 888-512-LION, or email us at to schedule your campus visit.

NOW OFFERING TOURS IN SPANISH! To  schedule a campus visit in Spanish, call admissions officer Rafael Gutierrez at 479-788-7143 or email him at to schedule your campus visit. Current dates include June 25, July 23, and August 3.

What to expect on a campus visit:

The campus visit includes a presentation about the value and advantages of attending UAFS; a tour of campus, including your college’s academic building led by a representative of that college; a follow-up meeting with a UAFS Admissions Counselor to address any questions you might have about admissions requirements, degree plans, placement testing, financial aid and scholarships; and a packet of UAFS information and materials to carry home.

All campus visits begin on the second floor of the UAFS Campus Center.


A few suggestions to help you get the most out of your visit:

  • Arrive on time to ensure a full visit experience.

  • If you are running late, please contact our office immediately so we can make adjustments.

  • Allow for approximately 2 hours for your visit.

  • Wear comfortable shoes for walking and appropriate clothing for the weather.

  • If inclement weather, please contact the Admissions Office for campus visit availability.

  • Please identify any special circumstances, needs, or requests for your visit.


Cancellation notice:

If you find it necessary to cancel your visit, please notify our office as soon as possible so that we may reschedule for a later date.


Group Campus Visit

To schedule a group visit, contact the Admissions Office at 479-788-7120, 1-888-512-LION, or

Group campus visits must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance (large groups of 80 or more, please allow for 3 weeks).

* We request an appropriate number of chaperones attend the visit with their students on group visits.  Chaperones must accept full responsibility for members of their group.


Preview Days

New this year, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is now offering several Preview Days so that you can choose the date that is best for you!  In addition to Preview Days in the fall, we will have Preview Days in the spring as well. 

Visit our Preview Days website to register now for a Preview Day!




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