COVID-19 Update

The University of Arkansas' main COVID-19 response infomation can be found at

The Arkansas Union remained partially open to the public throughout the pandemic, and most offices & programs have re-opened in the facility in the last few weeks. Social distancing, reduced capacity in spaces, extra hand-sanitizing stations, new building hours, and other precautions are being taken. All patrons must wear a mask in the Union in line with the university's Return to Campus plan.

Events in the Union have resumed with new guidelines in place. See the Return to Campus portion of the university's COVID-19 website for details. New approvals are required for all events, regardless of size or activity type. Requests for space can still be made at, and more information is available there as well.

Dining operations have resumed in the facility, with notable modifications to hours, safety precautions, and patron waiting lines & seating areas. Please visit for complete information on Chartwells' operational plans, hours, menus, etc.

The Arkansas Union remains committed to providing a safe, welcoming, inclusive environment for all students, staff, faculty, and guests.


Welcome to the Arkansas Union!

The Arkansas Union is the heart of the University campus, providing a community for students and others to connect to convenient services such as dining, entertainment, meeting/event spaces, student involvement and so much more. There is always something exciting happening at the Union. Come stop by and see what you can find that fits your interests!


Arkansas Union: Making The Grade

Did you see? The Arkansas Union was named one of the 25 Most Stunning College Buildings in America!

The University of Arkansas's Arkansas Union was ranked 17 in the Top 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Unions in the Best College Reviews.