Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled these questions using input from several different areas across UALR. Although this “FAQ” section does include most frequently asked questions, if your question is not answered here, feel free to call us at (501) 569-3386 or email

General Advising
Find answers regarding advising access, freshman questions, your student status, student policies that affect you, your academic progress, scholarship opportunities, how to address academic difficulty, course requirements, scheduling, and major selection.

Transfer Coursework

Find answers regarding what courses transfer to UALR, transfer policies at UALR, transfer scholarships, and what you need to do if you plan to graduate from UALR but want to take some courses elsewhere.

Payment Info & Financial Aid

Find answers regarding tuition payments, what is required to reserve your course registration, and other key dates regarding payments and your financial aid.

Technology Access

Find answers regarding access to your BOSS Student Account, your UALR email account, your Blackboard account (which is the portal for your online classes), and scheduling information.

International Students & Study

Find answers regarding academic advising, the maintenance of your student visa, course requirements that may affect you at UALR, online course options, and how to get started with study abroad.