Campus News

  • Good News! Spring 18 Registration has been EXTENDED to 5:00pm on Monday, January 22.  The last day to adjust schedules will now be Tuesday, January 23, by 6:00pm.

  • Between 1:00PM and 2:00PM this afternoon (January 15), College of the Ouachitas will be sending a TEST text, phone call, and/or e-mail to individuals that have signed up to receive occasional Campus Alerts and/or Emergency Notifications from the College.

    This system is used in case of an emergency, closings, late start, or early dismissal and is opt-in. IT IS EACH STUDENT’S AND EMPLOYEE'S RESPONSIBILITY to be certain that their own information (phone number for texts/calls and email addresses for email messaging) is entered/correct in the system.

    Students: Follow this link for step by step instructions:

    Employees: Follow this link for step by step instructions:

  • Beginning the Spring 2018 semester, ALL College of the Ouachitas students will be issued a COTO email address.Your COTO email address will be the official and ONLY written means of communication from the College. The email address, Self-Service, and Blackboard logins have all been restructured so that they will all be the same for your convenience. (Self-Service is where you register for courses and can view your financial aid. Blackboard is used for online coursework.)

    Letters and emails have been sent with your specific email address information. 

    If you have any questions or need additional information, contact Student Affairs at 501-332-0280.  If you have technical issues logging into any of your accounts, contact the COTO Help Desk at 501-332-0285.

  • **UPDATE**  Student Affairs, Bookstore, & Library will open at 1:00pm.

    College of the Ouachitas will be closed on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, for employee in-service. We will re-open Wednesday, January 10, at 8:00am.

  • Students: You can charge your books to your Finanical Aid beginning January 8.  COTO Bookstore hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm; or you can go to the online bookstore, order your books, and pick them up in the COTO Bookstore. 

  • Registration is open for the Spring 2018 semester.  Students can apply online or visit the Office of Student Affairs, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, now through January 15. Spring 2018 classes will begin on Tuesday, January 16.

  • The Financial Aid Office will be closed from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm On Thursday, November 9, 2017.

  • ADHE has opened up a special application period for students to apply for the ArFuture Grant for the Spring 2018 semester. The application is currently open and we will consider students who apply by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 for the Spring 2018 term.

  • The Financial Aid Office will be closed for training on October 12th and 13th.

  • College of the Ouachitas recently announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Summer 2017 semester.  Students on the President’s List have earned 12 or more credit hours in college level courses and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. 

    President’s List includes:
    Arkadelphia resident:  Jordyn Cook
    Hot Springs residents:  Dylan Greco, Whitney Hall, and Le’Vonna Henning
    Malvern residents:  Angelita Cruz, Sara Johnson, Jerrilyn Moreno, Peyton Penny, and Cassi Rogers
    Sheridan resident:  Kayla Reed

    Students named to the Dean’s List have earned 12 or more credit hours in college level courses and achieved a 3.50 grade point average for the semester. 

    Dean’s List includes:
    Arkadelphia residents:  Katlin Mcclenahan and Brianna Porchia
    Gurdon resident:  Meagan Bolton
    Mount Ida resident:  Zachary Kesterson
    Poyen resident:  Samantha Steele
    Sheridan resident: Rikki Collie