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Visit Ouachita

Visiting campus is the best way to get to know and love Ouachita. We are excited to welcome you for events and personalized campus visits. There are also virtual visit options, so that you can check out Ouachita from wherever you are. Whether on campus or online, we look forward to meeting you!

 

 Personal Campus Visit

When you come to campus for a personal visit at Ouachita, you will get a glimpse into life as a student and spend the day learning more about what makes our campus and community unique. A typical visit takes a little over 2 hours and includes a full, 1 hour and 15 minute walking tour of campus and residence halls as well as a meeting with a dean or professor in your field of interest. Your admissions counselor will also spend time explaining the admissions process and answering any questions you might have about financial aid.

We encourage you to schedule your visit at least 1-2 business days in advance and on weekdays when professors are available. Please note that personal campus visits are not available on days when we are hosting other events or on holidays when our university is closed.

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TIGER DAYS

Tiger Days are group events that give you a broad view of life at Ouachita! You’ll get an insider’s perspective on campus by hearing directly from the president, admissions counseling staff, faculty and current students. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit in small groups with the dean or faculty member in an academic area that interests you. We want you to have the opportunity to connect with members of the Ouachita community face-to-face, to get your questions answered and to see what is so special about the Ouachita experience.

While Tiger Day is a group event, it is designed for individuals and families. For those interested in bringing a church, social or school group to campus, please contact the admissions counseling office so we can plan a personalized experience designed to meet the needs of your group. 

  • September 2, 2022
  • October 28, 2022
  • November 11, 2022 – emphasis on the Carl Goodson Honors Program
  • November 18, 2022
  • December 2, 2022 – Festival of Christmas
  • February 20, 2023
  • March 10, 2023 – 1 p.m. start time
  • March 13, 2023
  • April 14, 2023

  • 9:00 a.m. – Check-in
  • 9:30 a.m. – Opening Session
  • 10:00 a.m. – Academic Session
  • 11:00 a.m
    • Students attend Current Student Panel Discussion
    • Parents attend Faculty Panel Discussion
  • 12:00 p.m. – Lunch & Financial Aid Session
  • 1:00 p.m. – Campus Tour
  • 2:00 p.m. – T-shirts & Next Steps at the Tiger

Experience campus during one of Ouachita’s Tiger Day visit events while also having the opportunity to attend A Festival of Christmas, Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts’ premier annual holiday program.


  • 1:30 p.m. – Check-in
  • 2:00 p.m. – Welcome
  • 2:30 p.m. – Academic Session
  • 3:30 p.m.  
    • Students attend Current Student Panel Discussion
    • Parents attend Faculty Panel Discussion
  • 4:30 p.m.  Campus Tours
  • 5:30 p.m.  Next Steps at the Tiger
  • 6:00 p.m.  Dinner
  • 7:00 p.m.  Doors open for Festival of Christmas

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EXPLORE OUACHITA!

See Ouachita from the eyes of its students at this overnight visit experience on Wednesday & Thursday, October 5 & 6 or Thursday & Friday, October 6 & 7. Join us during Ouachita’s Homecoming Week for a tour of campus, a meeting with an academic dean of your choosing and a Tiger Tunes performance! Students will also benefit from hearing directly from current students, faculty and staff about life at Ouachita. This event is for juniors and seniors and is the best opportunity to check out Ouachita firsthand.

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Wednesday, October 5

Student Schedule

  • 4:30 p.m. – Check-in & meet with admissions counselors, Walker Conference Center
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner, Walker Conference Center
  • 6:15 p.m. – Depart for Tunes, Walker Conference Center
  • 9:30 p.m. – After Party

Thursday, October 6

Student Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast Opens, Ouachita Commons
  • 9:00 a.m. – Opening Session, Walker Conference Center
  • 9:15 a.m. – Academic Session, Various Locations
  • 10:00 a.m. – Student Session/Tour
  • 11:00 a.m. – Student Session/Tour
  • 12:15 p.m. – Photo Op/Next Steps at the Tiger
  • 12:30 p.m. – Optional Lunch, Ouachita Commons

Parent Schedule

  • 8:15 a.m. – Parent Breakfast Reception, Walker A
  • 9:00 a.m. – Opening Session, Walker Conference Center
  • 9:15 a.m. – Academic Session, various locations
  • 10:00 a.m. – Parent Panel, Young Auditorium
  • 11:00 a.m. – Campus Tour
  • 12:15 p.m. – Photo Op and Next Steps at the Tiger
  • 12:30 p.m. – Optional Lunch, Ouachita Commons

Thursday, October 6

Student Schedule

  • 5:00 p.m. – Check-in & meet with admissions counselors, Walker Conference Center
  • 6:00 p.m. – Dinner, Walker Conference Center
  • 7:00 p.m. – Depart for Tunes, Walker Conference Center
  • 10:30 p.m. – Refuge

Friday, October 7

Student Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast Opens, Ouachita Commons
  • 9:00 a.m. – Opening Session, Walker Conference Center
  • 9:15 a.m. – Academic Session, Various Locations
  • 10:00 a.m. – Student Session/Tour
  • 11:00 a.m. – Student Session/Tour
  • 12:15 p.m. – Photo Op/Next Steps at the Tiger
  • 12:30 p.m. – Optional Lunch, Ouachita Commons

Parent Schedule

  • 8:15 a.m. – Parent Breakfast Reception, Walker A
  • 9:00 a.m. – Opening Session, Walker Conference Center
  • 9:15 a.m. – Academic Session, various locations
  • 10:00 a.m. – Parent Panel, Young Auditorium
  • 11:00 a.m. – Campus Tour
  • 12:15 p.m. – Photo Op and Next Steps at the Tiger
  • 12:30 p.m. – Optional Lunch, Ouachita Commons

Battle of the Ravine Visit Day

 

Join us for Battle of the Ravine Visit Day on November 12, 2022 as the Ouachita Tigers take on cross-town rival Henderson State in the shortest road trip in the NCAA – the Battle of the Ravine. Discover Ouachita through a meeting with a dean, campus tour and one of the best football games in the country.

*This event is for students and their families. Group visits can be arranged for a weekday by calling the Admissions Office at 870-245-5000.

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  • 8:45 a.m. – Check-in, Jones Performing Arts Center

  • 9:15 a.m. – Welcome Session, Jones Performing Arts Center

  • 9:45 a.m. – Academic Deans Sessions, Various Locations

  • 10:30 a.m. – Campus Tour, departing from Deans Sessions

  • 11:45 a.m. – Lunch, Cliff Harris Stadium

  • 2:00 p.m. – Battle of the Ravine Football Game, Henderson State University

 

battle of the ravine football game

COME VISIT US 

on a specialized visit day   

Healthcare Professions Day

Healthcare Professions Day is a great way to explore Ouachita’s multiple healthcare degrees and programs – and have fun doing it. Meet with professors and young alumni as you navigate career possibilities, explore campus and attend a Tiger football game! Join us October 15, 2022!

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  • 8:30 a.m. – Check-in

  • 9:00 a.m. – Welcome Session

  • 9:35 a.m. – Session 1

  • 10:20 a.m. – Session 2

  • 11:00 a.m. – Questions & Answers

  • 11:30 a.m. – Tailgate OR Campus Tour (Concession Stand vouchers provided)

  • 1:00 p.m. – Ouachita vs. UAM Football Game

ROAR: Rotations in Ouachita’s Academic Research

Ouachita’s faculty in the Patterson School of Natural Sciences are continually conducting research studies in a variety of areas. In June and July, current students are given the opportunity to apply for a competitive research position to assist the faculty in their projects,honing their skills and setting themselves up to be stellar healthcare applicants. For the first time, we are allowing rising seniors into these labs, as well!

  • June 14
  • June 28
  • July 11
  • July 22

 

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C2M: CALLED 2 MINISTRY CONFERENCE

July 28 & 29

C2M is a unique two-day, on campus gathering of high school students and recent graduates who sense God has called them into some area of vocational ministry or are interested in exploring the diverse areas of ministry available in today’s world. Ministers are also welcome to attend. 

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Register for OuachiTalks

Want to attend a virtual info session? Admissions counselors will be hosting OuachiTalks on Zoom where they will answer questions to help you on your college search journey, no matter where you are.

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Can’t make it to campus?

check out our virtual tour

 

MAPS & DIRECTIONS

 

Ouachita Baptist University is conveniently located at 410 Ouachita Street in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, about 65 miles southeast of Little Rock and 80 miles northeast of Texarkana on Interstate 30 and about 35 miles south of Hot Springs on Highway 7.

 

PRINTABLE CAMPUS MAPS

Full Map  |  Main Campus Map  |  Athletics Facilities Map  |  Parking Map  |

Main Campus Map with Accessibility

 

DIRECTIONS

 

  • From I-30 E, take Exit 73 and merge right onto Pine St.
  • Follow Pine Street for almost 3 miles to a T intersection at a stop sign.
  • Turn left onto N. 6th St., which enters campus a block down the road.
  • Turn right onto Ouachita St. to find Cone-Bottoms Hall and Jones Performing Arts Center.

  • From I-30 W, take Exit 78 and turn left onto Highway 7/Valley St.
  • Follow Valley St./N. 10th St. about 4 miles and turn left onto Elrod Boulevard, which enters campus.
  • To find Cone-Bottoms Hall and Jones Performing Arts Center, turn right from Elrod Blvd. onto N. 8th St.
  • Veer left at University Dr. onto N. 6th St.
  • Cone-Bottoms and JPAC will be at your left at the 6th St./Ouachita St. intersection.
 

 

map showing surrounding distances

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