For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students – a chance to advance.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a public comprehensive HBCU 1890 Land-Grant Institution. The University embraces its land-grant mission of providing cutting edge research, teaching, outreach, and service programs that respond to the social and economic needs of the state and region. Its mission is to promote and sustain excellent academic programs that integrate quality instruction, research, and student learning experiences responsive to the needs of a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student population.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be widely recognized as the University of choice for students, faculty, staff, and future employers of our students. UAPB will be renowned nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching, research, service, and outreach with exceptional academic programs and globally competitive students. As a pre-eminent land-grant institution, UAPB will enrich the lives of people in the Arkansas Delta and beyond.
If plan to start a business, you can learn everything you need to know at the UAPB-ERDC Business Support Incubator located 615 South Main Street that serves as a full-service business and community economic development outreach program.
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The Mission Statement for the Department of Residential Life is to provide quality facilities, academic support and foster persona development through diverse services, programs and activities which will result in greater opportunities for student graduation and success in the Global society.
Through these diverse services, programs and activities, the Department of Residential Life will be a major contributor toward the educational, social and emotional development of the whole student outside of the classroom. The goal of the department is to provide living and learning environment which is affordable and reliable and customer friendly. All residence halls will embrace the “Living and Learning” concept which will enhance the students appearance outside of the classroom.
The University Museum and Cultural Center (UMCC) was founded in the Spring of 2004 to collect, preserve, and celebrate the rich history of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the Arkansas Delta. UMCC is housed in Childress Hall, formerly the John Brown Watson Memorial Library and later the student services center.
Our staff is committed to the concepts of wellness and prevention and to providing a quality treatment for your physical needs. We encourage you to visit the Student Health Services not only when you are ill or injured, but also when you have questions or concerns about any health and wellness issues. Good health is an essential part of a successful educational experience.
Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.
Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.
To meet and carry out these functions, the department offers a strong Teacher Education Preparation Program recognized by the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now its called CAEP.