Campus Update –
Read about Ozarks' ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


5 days ago • January 12, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Updated Mask Requirements for Spring 2022

As covid-19 numbers continue to rise in Johnson County and around the country, Ozarks has implemented a mask mandate for all students, staff, and faculty. This means that in all indoor public spaces on campus, everyone will be required to wear a mask.  Students will not be required to wear their masks in their resident […]

Lynn Nottage
2 weeks ago • January 3, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Pulitzer Prize Playwright Nottage to Speak at U of O

University of the Ozarks will present two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. Nottage will give a talk at 7 p.m. in the Walton Fine Arts Center as part of the University’s 2021-22 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The event is open to the public and there is no […]

Christmas 2021
December 15, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Your 2021 Year-End Gift Can Make a Difference!

During this Christmas season of blessings and gratitude, University of the Ozarks is grateful for the commitment and support of its many alumni and friends from around the world. Thank you for your past support. Your gifts have made a significant and lasting impression on the entire Ozarks community as well as future generations of […]

Local Nonprofits
December 14, 2021 • Posted in ,

University Supports Local Nonprofits

As part of an annual Christmas tradition, University of the Ozarks this week donated a total of $3,000 to five local nonprofit organizations in Johnson County. This year’s beneficiaries included, Safe Haven Ministries, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Johnson County, Johnson County Youth Coalition, the Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Johnson County, and The […]

Pinning Ceremony
December 3, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Teacher Education Program Holds Pinning Ceremony

The University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program held a pinning ceremony for several of its students on Dec. 2 in Walker Hall. The pinning ceremony is a symbolic, time-honored tradition marking the occasion when students are formally welcomed into the teacher education program. The newest inductees received a pin that signifies their […]