MLK: Walk, Give and Serve the Dream Event

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Gradfest Coming in Feburary!

Plans are underway for UAMS’ first Gradfest, which will take place Thursday, February 22 from 10a-2p  in the Student Center.  The Commencement Office and Department of Campus Life are collaborating to bring together officials from the colleges and other units across campus to help candidates prepare for 2018 graduation.  Students can bring their resumes for critique and sit for a free head shot, and order regalia, graduation announcements, class rings, and diploma frames in one easy step.  Music, door prizes, refreshments and more is planned, details coming soon.  Commencement is set for May 19, 2018 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

Transitioning From Mind Full to Mindful

Online registration is now open for all CHP students and faculty to attend the CHP Mindfulness event!

Seating is limited, so register soon to ensure a spot (and breakfast)!

Please follow the link below to complete a short registration form and preconference survey.

Once you have completed registration, you will receive a confirmation email including details and instructions for the day of the event.

We look forward to seeing you on January 19!

Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 Graduation Information

If you are intending to graduate from your program(s) in Spring or Summer 2018, please remember to complete an application for graduation.  The application is now available in GUS.  Click on My Academics and then Apply for Graduation from your self-services area.  Please also update your degree/diploma name in the Names section of GUS.  A detailed instruction guide can be found here.

The deadlines to submit your application for graduation are as follows:

  • Fall 2017: November 1, 2017
  • Spring 2018: February 1, 2018
  • Summer 2018: February 1, 2018 (for CHP students); July 1, 2018 (for all other students)

Students who plan to graduate from a degree or certificate program must submit an Application for Graduation. The application provides the Office of the University Registrar with essential information about the student’s degree and expected graduation term/year. You will also need to provide us with your preferred degree name for your diploma. Failure to complete the application by the deadline may result in a delay in the graduation arrangements or omission from the commencement programs.

A graduation fee (required for all students) will be charged after the application for graduation is received.  Only complete the application in GUS if you will have completed all requirements to graduate in the term you select.  If you are unsure of your graduation eligibility, please consult with your advisor.

UAMS celebrates university graduates’ achievements during the May Commencement ceremony.  Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 graduates are eligible to participate in the May 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 19, 2018.  More information can be found at

If you are not graduating in one of these terms and would like to stop receiving these notifications and reminders, please reply to this email with your expected graduation term.

Questions? Contact us at

Night and Weekend Parking for Students

There are some nights and weekend parking options available to students at little or no cost.

  • Students can purchase a Student Evening Decal for $21 per year. This decal permits access to Parking 2, Level A after 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 24 hours-a-day on weekends and UAMS-observed holidays. Students must exit the lot by 7 a.m. during the week.
  • There are five campus lots available for free parking by students after 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and 24 hours-a-day on weekends and UAMS-observed holidays. No decal is required, though vehicles without a permit should exit the lot prior to 7:15 a.m. on weekdays.

Those lots are:

  • Lot 1
  • Lot 6
  • Lot 7E
  • Lot 10
  • Lot 18

(Parking Lot map:

For more information or other parking/transportation questions, visit the Parking Operations website ( or call (501) 526-7275 to speak with a member of the Parking Operations team.