- Student ActivitiesThese student life programs allow students to make lasting friendships and build leadership and teamwork skills.
- Student Development
Counseling can help students cope more effectively with many problems that arise in daily life, including some that may interfere with academic progress.
- Registration Information
Need-to-know information, dates, and deadlines for those who want to register for classes at UACCM.
Academic Commons, Gordon Library
The Academic Commons, located in the east wing of the Library Complex, is comprised of the Gordon Library, a computer lab with printers and copy services, anatomical models for study, and tutoring services. Reference material and media supporting all areas of instruction are located within the library and available online through the library’s digital collections. Designated a quiet space, the Academic Commons also provides private study rooms and spaces for small group collaboration. Wireless internet, laptop computers, and desktop computers with drafting software are also available.
Students who attended the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM), Petit Jean College (PJC), Petit Jean Technical College (PJTC), or Petit Jean Vocational-Technical School (PJVTS) are eligible to become members of the UACCM Alumni Association. Current UACCM students are automatically enrolled in the Alumni Association upon graduation, and membership is free and open to all former students. For more information, contact the Alumni Office at (501) 977-2085
Campus Emergency Alert
The UACCM Emergency Alert System allows campus administrators to quickly communicate with students, faculty, and staff in the event of an urgent situation on campus such as campus closings, severe weather, or security incidents. The privacy and priority of this information will be preserved and will not be shared with third parties for commercial purposes or other purposes than this notification system.
To sign up for the Emergency Alert System, please log into the UACCM Portal using your user ID and password. Select the Emergency Alert tab and follow the instructions for submitting your emergency contact information.
Please contact the Vice Chancellor for Student Services for questions about the UACCM Emergency Alert System.
CampusConnect provides each UACCM student with access to personal demographic information, advisor's name, an unofficial UACCM transcript, class schedule, grades, account balance, and financial aid information.
- Visit the My UACCM Portal and click the Campus Connect Tab.
- Enter your nine-digit student I.D. number without dashes. (If you do not know your student I.D. number, visit the Registrar’s Office in University Center.)
- Enter your PIN (Initially, this will be the last four digits of your Social Security number.)
Campus Connect can also be accessed without a separate login by currently enrolled students through the My UACCM Portal.
Career Pathways offers certain individuals free career training and college classes. In addition, the Career Pathways program may be able to help students overcome barriers that have kept them from getting the training and education they need. Help with things like child care, career counseling, tutoring, tuition, books and supplies as funding is available. To be eligible, parents must meet certain income requirements and have custody of at least one child under the age of 21 living in their residence. If you are interested, please contact the Career Pathways Office at 501-977-2186.
Career Services will help undecided students choose a major based upon occupational outlook information. Career Services will help students with resume writing, cover letters, digital professional portfolios, interviewing skills, dressing for success, and setting career goals. On-site interviews may be conducted by various companies.
The Earle Love Child Study Center which is located on the UACCM campus provides child care services to students and community families. The Center has a Level Two Better Beginning rating awarded by DHS/Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.
A UACCM e-mail account is available to all currently enrolled students. Accounts for first-time entering or returning students will be set up by the first day of classes. Your account will remain active between semesters as long as you are pre-registered for a following semester. Accounts for students who are no longer enrolled or pre-registered will be deleted soon after the beginning of the Fall and Spring Semesters. All important Campus information is distributed to students through their UACCM e-mail. You must have a signed Computer Account Form on file with Computer Services agreeing to the UACCM Computer Usage Policy. Returning students do not have to complete a form each subsequent semester at UACCM.
The following Information will help you determine your username and password for logging onto computers on campus as well as your e-mail account:
- Your USERNAME is first initial, middle initial, last name plus the last 3 digits of your student ID. (Example: JCDoe321) If you don’t have a middle initial substitute an ‘X’. (Example: JXDoe321) When logging into email via the Internet the DOMAIN is 'uaccm'. This has to be entered with the USERNAME. (uaccm\username)
- Your PASSWORD is your first initial plus your Student ID number . The first initial must be uppercase and no dashes are used. (Example: J987654321)
Your email address is email@example.com. (Example: JCDoe321@uaccm.edu)
E-mail may be accessed online from the UACCM website through a link under "Online Tools" at the top of each page. For up-to-date changes, visit the Computer Services tab on the Portal.
A large number of financial aid options are available through the UACCM Financial Aid Office. Every student should contact the Financial Aid Office to see if they qualify for financial assistance.
The Fitness Center is a free service located in the Kirk Building which is available for use by students currently enrolled in classes at UACCM, as well as College employees, during posted hours. Individuals must use all appropriate safety precautions and must abide by all of the guidelines established for use of the facility. Users should be aware that the College does not currently provide dressing rooms or showers in the area, so use of the equipment should be scheduled with this in mind.
Job Placement Assistance
The Advising and Career Center maintains a list of job opportunities for students and alumni. Positions are posted on the UACCM website.
Online Learning Management System
UACCM will continue to use Blackboard learning management system this fall. Student Username is first initial + middle initial + lastname + last three numbers of student id and password: First initial (uppercase) + entire StudentID. Computer/email/Portal/Blackboard accounts won't be available until the first day of classes/orientation.
Public Safety Department/Campus Police
The UACCM Office of Public Safety is located in the Public Safety Building just west of the Kirk Building. Campus police officers patrol the campus in an effort to provide a safe educational setting. Campus police officers are certified law enforcement officials and are on the campus to assist and protect students, employees, and approved visitors. Should you need the assistance of a campus police officer, contact Public Safety at 501-208-7377. Click here to get more information about campus safety efforts.
Through Student Activities, UACCM strives to enhance the student experience by way of social, educational, and recreational programming that supports student success. Activities are scheduled throughout the year and are open to all students, and a variety of student organizations offer membership based on academic or special interests. Popular annual and bi-annual events include Welcome Week, Spring Fling and Fall Fest carnivals, Health & Wellness Fair, Grad Fair, Field Day, National Campus Safety Awareness Month festivities, and free stuff for finals. Other recurring activities include karaoke and open mic, BINGO for prizes, holiday celebrations, and more.
Facilities and Amenities
The Student Union is the primary hub for most activities at UACCM. There, students can challenge each other to a game of ping pong or pool, relax in front of the TV, or use the free wi-fi. The Big Cuppa coffee shop is also housed in the Student Union with drinks, pastries, and friendly service to help start your day. Whether you want some exciting fun and competition or to simply have a place to unwind between classes, the Student Union is a comfortable space for students to enjoy.
Both the Student Union and Kirk Building have drink and snack vending machines as well as commissary vending machines with breakfast and lunch options. Other vending machines are positioned in many buildings on campus. The Student Lounge is in Room 135 of the Kirk Building and includes microwaves, tables and chairs, couches, computers, and a printer. The Fitness Center is also located in the Kirk Building just inside the west entrance near the basketball court. A disc golf course sits in the center of campus, and a quarter-mile lighted walking trail is located at UACCM’s western-most entrance off Poor Farm Road. Borrow equipment from the Student Union to play sports and games around campus, like basketball or disc golf. Additional information about Student Activities is available at www.uaccm.edu, including amenities, events, and student organizations.
The transition to college is sometimes difficult and students are not always prepared for higher education. UACCM’s office of Student Development is here to help students become successful in several aspects of their academic career.
The Student Development office promotes development and student success in a variety of ways.
- Personal Counseling is offered by licensed counselors to develop interpersonal skills necessary to handle the stressors inside and outside of the classroom.
- Career Planning is designed to help students develop a career plan by exploring their career core (Interests, Personality, Values, & Abilities) with guidance from a licensed counselor.
- Student Readiness is program that helps students identify and develop their strengths and weaknesses as a student so that they perform better within the classroom.
- Accessibility & Accommodations ensures who students that register for services with our office receive individualized accommodation and develop advocacy skills needed.
Students interested in these services can come by Room 204 in the Business Technology Center or can schedule an appointment via the Student Development portal tab, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 501-977-2095.
Student Study Lounges
Testing Services is available to students as a confidential and secure location to provide a wide-range of testing services. Tests such as ACCUPLACER, CLEP, TEAS, NACE, and GED are administered through the Office of Testing Services. Proctoring services for make-up exams and online course exams will be scheduled through Testing Services which is located in the Business Technology Center Room 207.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution are provided assistance from an academic advisor of the Advising Center to match them to the correct institution. Students will be directed to a transfer representative at local institutions of higher learning. Students will receive assistance with transferring credits and developing a program of study for while attending UACCM.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted for purchases. A complete listing of book prices may be viewed at theuaccmbookstore.com. Pricing for new, used, and rental books are available; however, availability is not immediately guaranteed. Online orders will be confirmed by e-mail and may usually be obtained at the bookstore in twenty-four hours. Shipping options are also available.
The bookstore will accept returns on textbooks within seven calendar days of classes starting. Mid-semester starts can be returned within three calendar days of the start date. Books must be in original condition and must be accompanied by a cash register receipt. Any “new” condition textbook rental returned with a rental sticker will be subject to a 30% restocking fee. Non-textbook items in original, unopened packaging and unused condition may be refunded within ten days with original receipt. Contact The UACCM Bookstore at (501) 208-5325.