Residence Hall Handbook
This handbook is a guide to life in a University Housing’s residential environment.
It describes policies relating to residents’ contractual relationship with University Housing, community living, roommate information, safety procedures and maintenance standards.
University Housing and the University of Arkansas reserve the right to update and/or change policies throughout the year.
Any questions concerning policies and procedures should be addressed to the residence education staff member in the student's residence.
Table of Contents
3.0 Community Standards
3.1 Living with Roommates
3.2 Hall Visitation
3.3 Quiet Hours
3.4 Alcohol in University Housing Buildings
3.5 The Burning of Candles and Other Items in the Residence Halls
3.6 Use of Electronic Imaging Devices
3.7 Use of Shared Areas and Reserving Rooms
3.8 Door Decorations
3.9 Posting Information in University Housing Buildings
3.10 Solicitations in University Housing Buildings
3.11 Smoking in University Housing Buildings
3.13 Medical Marijuana
4.0 Safety Information
4.1 Resident Keys and Lockouts
4.2 Elevator Safety
4.3 Hallways and Stairwell
4.4 Windows Ledges, Screen and Roofs
4.5 Use of Roofs and Exterior Walls of Buildings
4.6 Fire Alarms and Disabling Life Safety Equipment
4.7 Emergency Siren and Notification System
4.8 Emergency Evacuation for Person with Disabilities
4.9 Weather Safety
4.10 Use of Sharp Containers
4.11 Firearms in Residences and Campus Safety
4.12 Closed Circuit Video Cameras (CCTV)
6.0 Housing Contract
6.1 Billing and Payment
6.2 Room and Hall Changes
6.3 Room Assignment Policies and Procedures
6.4 Room Selection
6.5 Occupancy from Opening to Closing
6.6 Departure and Checkout Procedures
6.7 GPA Requirements for Residents in Hotz Honors Hall
6.8 Request for Release from a University Housing Contract
6.9 Residence Hall Summer School Schedule
6.10 Intersession Housing Guidelines
6.11 Residents Returning to Campus After Study Abroad or Co-op Program
6.12 Residents Requesting Special Needs Accommodations
6.13 Quick Release for Students Called to Active Military Duty and Assigning When Returning from Active Military Duty
Other Student Guides
The University of Arkansas Safety website has information about emergency preparedness, the RazALERT notification system, severe weather information and more.
The University of Arkansas Student Handbook serves as a guide to student life.
Code of Student Life
The Code of Student Life and Student Standards of Conduct website sets standards of behavior on campus.