UACCM prepares for fall

It’s not too late to enroll in fall classes at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 17.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 10, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 14, registration is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Returning students may make an appointment with their advisor at Walk-in students will be assisted in the Registrar’s Office in the University Center.

The COMPASS test, a college placement exam, will be offered from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Business Technology Center, and payment should be made at the Student Accounts window in the University Center prior to taking the exam.

UACCM will hold a special Saturday registration from 9 a.m. until noon Aug. 15 to assist students with last-minute enrollment and class registration. Saturday advising is open to students who have not yet registered for classes as well as anyone looking to enroll at UACCM. No appointment is necessary. Anyone who has questions concerning Saturday advising and registration should call 501.208.5307. The COMPASS test will be offered Aug. 15 as well, and test-takers may begin the exam from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Students can enroll in classes through Thursday, Aug. 20, provided the class has not yet met.  Tuition is due at the time of registration by paying in full, establishing a payment plan or utilizing financial aid. Students may make charges to their financial aid up to twice at the University Bookstore on select dates. These and other important dates can be found at

While the faculty and staff are still dedicated to giving students a personalized, comfortable experience at UACCM, the offerings at the college are constantly changing to better prepare students for their future careers. UACCM Chief Information Officer Mary Clark said, “One of the great strengths of a community college is its ability to respond rapidly to the evolving needs of the community. As the skills set and technology required by business and industry change, UACCM continues to further expand and adapt its curriculum to help foster continued economic development. This includes creating accelerated degree programs for faster completion and forming innovative partnerships and consortiums with other educational institutions, businesses and industry to further expand access and options available to students.”

UACCM offers career-specific and transfer degrees to students of all ages. Some students may want to complete short-term training programs and quickly enter the workforce armed with solid career skills through technical programs including air conditioning, heating and refrigeration; automotive collision repair; automotive service technology; business; computer information systems; drafting; early childhood education; emergency medical technician; industrial maintenance and mechanics technology; petroleum technology; practical nursing; registered nursing; surveying; and welding technology.

Others might want to build a strong academic foundation by earning transfer degrees at a small, affordable and comfortable campus setting in the areas of business, general education, general studies, liberal arts and teaching.

Admissions counselors are available by phone at 501.977.2053 to answer questions or to help with enrollment. Call for more information or visit