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News from UCAPD

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month.  As such, the UCA Police Department is joining with the National Center for Victims of Crime and the Stalking Resource Center to promote stalking awareness.   In the United States, approximately 7.5 million people are stalked each year and persons between the ages of 18-24 experience the highest rate of stalking.  In Arkansas, stalking is defined as "...knowingly engaging in a course of conduct that would place a reasonable person in the victim's [READ MORE]

Join the University of Central Arkansas Police Department

Entry Level Police Officer Position Applications accepted online at https://jobs.uca.edu/ Through Thursday October 27, 2016 Application Information [READ MORE]

Parking Lot Closure for Fall Fest Map

Please be aware that the parking lot shown in red on the the map will close on October 14th at 5pm.  All vehicles must be removed from the lots during the closures.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  The lots will re-open after the removal of the rides.  Please refer to the Fall Fest link for more information.  Thanks and GO BEARS! [READ MORE]

Prescription Drug Takeback

UCA Community, On Saturday, October 22, 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 publi [READ MORE]


It’s On Us: Sexual Assault Pledge Consent

If you don’t get it, you don’t get it.

Take the pledge to stop campus sexual assault at itsonus.org/#pledge.

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 9/30/2015]



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.