Campus News

  • Come celebrate National Library Week with us and enter to win a Kindle Wi-Fi paper white.
    In order to enter the contest,  write a paragraph or essay on:
    “Why I love my Library” or
    “What I learned or enjoyed from the Fought in earnest Civil War Display or Paul Beard’s Jenkin’s Ferry display.”

    This is open to all COTO students, faculty,  and staff!  Entries must be received by Friday, April 17th,  4:30 p.m. 
    Entries will be judged, this is not a drawing.    Winner will be announced the week of April 20th.

  • Priority (current students) Registration begins Monday, April 13.  Visit with your advisor TODAY!  

  • Are you interested in the health profession field?  There are so many exciting opportunities for you.  As an example, Lifenet Helicopter will be on campus on April 28th, 2015, from approximately 12:00pm to 1:00pm near the pond area.  Information about COTO's health sciences program, handouts, and goodies will be available.  Come see us!

  • Student Affairs will be operating with limited staff on Friday, April 10, until 1:00pm. 

  • On Saturday, April 11th from 10:00am to 2:00pm, SGA will be sponsoring the Spring Fling. There will be an egg hunt, two food vendors, a game show, jump houses, face painting by our Cosmetology students, and many other games and activities. This event is open to the community.

  • Spring Break is March 23-27.  Campus will be OPEN Monday-Wednesday, 8a-4:30p.  Library will open at 7:30a.  Math Lab hours are 9a-12p.
    Campus will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday.

  • Kwin Black MS, RD, LD will present a Diabetes Self-Care Workshop Saturday, March 14th from 9 am - 4 pm with lunch from 1 -2 pm at College of the Ouachitas. The workshop will take place in the Lecture Hall, room A-309. Cost is $125. Register at – community ed. Please call 501-332-0210 for more information.

    • Diabetes Overview
    • Healthy Eating with Diabetes
    • Heathy Shopping/Food Preparation
    • Self-care Activities and Diabetes
    • Monitoring Blood Sugar
    • Healthy Diabetes Maintenance
  • College of the Ouachitas is open at regular operating hours, today, Wednesday, February 18.   We understand that each route is affected differently, therefore we encourage you to use good judgment and caution when commuting to the campus. Please be safe in your travels.

  • As a reminder, in the event of an emergency closing, College of the Ouachitas will send emergency notifications in the following formats: via text, phone call, and/or email, post to Facebook, Twitter and on, as well as notify the Little Rock television stations and local radio stations of the emergency status. If there is no announcement, individuals should assume the College is open.
    Should a closing be weather related, keep in mind that College of the Ouachitas is a commuter campus and areas potentially affected by the weather could vary. In cases where the college remains open, individuals should assess hazardous weather conditions in their own areas and make their own judgment calls before traveling.

    Please be sure to register for phone and email notifications and that information is current. 
    Simply follow the link below for step by step instructions.


  • Library - General Tutoring

    Crystal Lewis: Tutoring Coordinator

    (Special areas-Math, Physical Science. Comp, Psychology, study skills – all Arts & Sciences)                

    M, W         8:00 – 9:30 and 10:30 – 4:30

    Tuesday    8:00 – 8:30 and 11:00 – 4:30

    Thursday   8:00 – 8:30 and 11:00 – 4:30

    *Friday by Appointment


    Jonathan Goodman:

    (Special areas – Nursing, comp – all Arts & Sciences)

    T, TH   2:30 – 4:30


    Betty Wallace:

    (Special areas – Nursing, comp, College Algebra, sciences)

    M, T, W   11:00 – 4:30

    *Thursday and Friday by appointment


    Melanie Johnston:

    (Special area – Accounting)

    M   8:00 – 4:30

    W   8:00 – 1:00


    Arts and Sciences Building Room G108

    Sean Elkin, Instructor      T, TH   12:15 – 1:00

    Math for all Levels


    Science Building Room B109

    Lisa Irwin, Assoc. Prof.      M, T, W, TH   12:15 – 12:45

                                              *Other times by appointment

    Biological Sciences including Biology, API, APII, Microbiology, & Environmental Sciences


    Science Building Room B103

    Basil Miller, Part time faculty      T, TH   5:00 – 6:00 pm

    Physical Science & Chemistry


    **Appointments are not required for tutoring, but are recommended. **

    Open Math Lab on Fridays for students get ahead in these classes.