Communications and Publications

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Staying informed is an essential way to be an involved and supportive parent or family member. Through e-mails, e-Newsletters, social media, U of A Lingo, and our Family Blog, we hope you will be able to stay connected and aid your student in any issues they face. We encourage you to keep a close check on our website and take advantage of our communication efforts and publications. After all, we are here for you!

Contact Us

Give us a call/e-mail and let us know how we can help you! After all, we're here for you!

Parent Hotline (Local): (479) 575-5002

Razorback Family Portal

The Razorback Family Portal is designed to enhance your Razorback family experience by providing you with customized newsletters and 24/7 access to information, news, and resources curated just for family members of University of Arkansas students. The Razorback Family Portal delivers the most current information to you on a regular basis. To sign up visit  and  complete registration by clicking sign up.

Social Media

Social media is a great and easy way to stay informed and updated on all the latest happenings, so find us on Facebook and Twitter for more information on events, articles and updates! Often times, this is the easiest and fastest way for us to get information out to make sure to "like" us on Facebook and "follow" us on Twitter to get the inside scoop on Family Weekend dates, important Did You Know? facts and more! Don't forget about Pinterest and Instagram too!

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Emergency Notification System - RazAlert

When inclement weather or another University-wide happening occurs, the University activates the emergency notification system, RazAlert, to provide timely information to the University community. Students, faculty, and staff are automatically enrolled in the RazAlert system. While parents and family members are not enrolled, you can stay informed by visiting or official University of Arkansas social media sites, like Facebook or Twitter. Visit for more information about the RazAlert system.


Newswire is an e-mail sent out to all University members providing news stories, events and information about the University of Arkansas. Visit

The Traveler

The Traveler is the student newspaper of the University of Arkansas. Students work in all areas of the paper, from the production to editing, providing the U of A with relevant news for over 100 years. Visit