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COVID-19 Update
March 14, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

University Cancels Classes, Moves Online March 30

University of the Ozarks is extending Spring Break and cancelling all classes, effective immediately, for the next two weeks to best protect students and the broader community in response to risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Classes will resume on Monday, March 30, in an all-online method of delivery and continue online for the […]

All Hallows Eve
October 22, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

University to Present Halloween Concert, Trunk-or-Treat

The University of the Ozarks will present a pair of family-friendly events for the local community during the week of Halloween. The music department will present the 19th annual All Hallows’ Eve Concert on Monday, Oct. 28, in Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel. In addition, the Office of Student Affairs will sponsor a Trunk-or-Treat event from 5:30 […]

Homecoming pep rally

Signing Proclaims 2019 Homecoming Week

Clarksville Mayor David Rieder and Johnson County Judge Herman Houston joined University President Richard Dunsworth and alumna Lisa Gruben-Inness in a proclamation signing event declaring October 14-20 as University of the Ozarks 2019 Homecoming Week throughout the city and county. The proclamation signing took place on Oct. 14 in front of the Johnson County Courthouse […]

Project Poet

Project Poet to Cap 14th Year in Homecoming Finale

By Jake Sawyer Fourteen years ago, University of the Ozarks English Professor David Strain had an idea only a mad poetry scientist could cook up. Strain and his fellow English professors were looking for a way to boost submissions to the department’s annual Falstaff literary magazine when inspiration struck from an unlikely source: the reality […]

Matriculation
August 6, 2019 • Posted in , ,

First Week 2019 to Welcome New Class

University of the Ozarks will welcome more than 300 new students to campus on Aug. 16 for the start of First Week 2019, the official kickoff for the 2019-20 academic year. Classes for the Fall 2019 Semester will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Total enrollment is expected to top 900 for the first time in […]

Taylor Plugge

Plugge Joins Student Affairs as Director of Student Engagement

University of the Ozarks alumna Taylor Plugge, who has served in the Office of Admission since 2013, will transition into the director of student engagement position in the Office of Student Affairs, effective July 1. A 2013 graduate of Ozarks, Plugge has been the assistant director of admission since 2017. As director of student engagement, […]

Student Center
March 13, 2019 • Posted in ,

Campus Spring Break Hours

Dining Hall Closes after lunch 3/15. Re-opens for dinner service 3/24. Eagles Nest Closes at 3 p.m. 3/15. Re-opens at 10 a.m. 3/25. Campus Perks Closes at 3 p.m. 3/15. Open 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. 3/18 – 3/22. Re-opens for normal hours 3/24. Residence Halls Open as normal 3/18 – 3/22. Post Office Open […]