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Closed Parking Lots

The highlighted parking lots will close at 5pm on Friday the 2nd and will reopen after the football game on Saturday the 3rd.


We Don’t Haze

This 15-minute documentary, produced by the Clery Center, interweaves personal experiences of victims and their families to illustrate the effects of hazing and to inspire students to create safer campus communities. Key takeaways include examples of hazing practices on campus and realistic alternative solutions that accomplish the positive goals of team building, unity, and positive group bonding. The documentary addresses both how to recognize hazing and how to take realistic steps to prevent hazing on campus.

Clery Act Disclosures

The UCA Police Department annually distributes a document entitled Clery Annual Security & Fire Safety Report. This document serves as the annual security and fire safety report for the University of Central Arkansas in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. View a copy of the Clery document. [UPDATED 9/30/2014]


The UCAAlert System is used to send emergency notifications to the campus community via text message, voice message and e-mail. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to provide their contact information through the myUCA portal by logging in and following the instructions in the “Update UCAAlert Contact Info” channel.

  • Login to myUCA.
  • Select the Resources tab
  • Follow the instructions to “Update your crisis notification phone numbers for UCAAlert” in the UCA Police channel.

News from UCAPD

2015 Clery Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires that institutions of higher education publicly disclose an annual security and fire safety report. This report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Central Arkansas, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information regarding the law enforcement authority of the university police; institutional policies concerning campus security, such as crime prevention, alcohol and drug     [READ MORE]

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

  On Saturday, September 26th from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. UCAPD and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the campus community an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes and residence halls of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to UCAPD at W. J. Sowder and Marion Ross Ave. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly     [READ MORE]

National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM)

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) and UCAPD is partnering with the UCA Community to provide a full schedule of events and programming to raise awareness and promote safety with the start of the new academic year. Theft Prevention Week  Operation ID – Student Center Lobby  Wednesday, September 2nd                                              11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. -Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on how to register valuables in Operation ID and will have the opportunity to register onsite. Self-Defense Class - HPER Thursday, September 3rd                                                 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. -Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that     [READ MORE]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2015

UCA Police Department Will Be Out in Full Force to Catch Drunk Drivers As summer winds down, University of Central Arkansas Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 20-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to curb impaired driving and save lives. August 21-September 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with checkpoints and increased officers on the     [READ MORE]

2015-2016 Parking Permits

All 2014-2015 UCA parking permits expire August 15, 2015. Student Parking Permits Student parking permits for the 2015-2016 academic year will be available July 20, 2015. Permits can be picked up anytime at the UCA Police Department. No payment for the permit is necessary at the time of pickup; the cost of the permit is included in student fees. Faculty/Staff Parking Permits Faculty/Staff parking permits are available now. Please CLICK HERE to print your parking permits application form. Once you have printed your application form, please mail or bring the form, and payment, to the UCA Police Department. Benefits eligible employees who elect the payroll deduction option MUST     [READ MORE]