News from UCAPD


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. PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS 2014 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week 80 Proof Extravaganza - Alumni Circle- Wednesday, September 3- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. -Members of the RSO, 80 Proof will coordinate games such as putt putt golf, bowling, ping pong, and the SGA Pedal Carts for students to participate in while wearing the vision impairment goggles. There will be giveaways!     The Truth About Alcohol Video-     [READ MORE]

UCAPD wishes you a safe and productive year! We are glad you are here!

The UCA Police Department would like to welcome everyone to the Fall 2014 Semester! Safety and security is the responsibility of everyone. We depend on each and every member of the university community to take an active role in maintaining our excellent quality of life on campus by following a few simple precautions. When you leave your apartment or your room, lock your door and windows. Do not leave personal items of value unattended. Pay attention to your surroundings; avoid distractions. Immediately report any suspicious activity to the UCA Police Department. When in doubt, call 9-1-1 for all emergencies or 501-450-3111 for non-emergency     [READ MORE]


The University of Central Arkansas Police Department is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign August 15 to September 1, 2014. The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August and through the Labor Day holiday weekend. We will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers during the crackdown and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. It is illegal in Arkansas to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 grams per deciliter.  Despite     [READ MORE]

2014-2015 Parking Permits

2014-2015 STUDENT Parking Permits will be available July 21, 2014. The cost is included with student fees. The permits can be picked up at the UCA Police Department. Student permits will also be available for pickup in McCastlain Hall during fee payment/registration periods held in the McCastlain Hall ballroom.   2014-2015 FACULTY/STAFF Parking Permits CLICK HERE to fill out your F/S Parking Permit Application Form then send it to UCA Police via campus mail.     [READ MORE]

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Saturday, September 27

On Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the 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 the UCAPD at W. J. Sowder and Marion Ross Ave. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. If you cannot make it by on Saturday please know we have a permanent drop box available to the campus community 24-hours-a-day. The permanent drop box is located at the main entrance to     [READ MORE]


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 9/30/2013]


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.