Affiliate Accounts

Affiliate accounts can be granted to those not employed by the university or enrolled as students who have a legitimate need to access university resources.

Affiliate accounts can be granted to:

  • Academic affiliates, for example, speakers, visiting researchers and faculty
  • Non-academic affiliates, for example, vendors, contractors and consultants, as well as those with an athletics affiliation

Users with affiliate accounts can access email (by request), wireless and university applications such as webBASIS. Most affiliations are short-term and end within a year.

Requesting an Affiliate Account

To request a UARK account for an affiliate:

  • Request a University ID for an academic affiliate by contacting the academic unit with which they will be affiliated or the Office of the Registrar at 479-575-5451 or Date of birth is required.
  • Request a University ID for a non-academic affiliate by contacting the leave administrator of the department with which they will be affiliated. Date of birth and Social Security number are required.

Affiliate accounts are activated at with a University ID and date of birth..

To request email for an affiliate account, use the Exchange Mailbox Request form.

Guest Internet Access

An affiliate account is not necessary for guests to access the unsecured wireless network UARK Guest Wi-Fi. Those visiting from eduroam participating institutions can also connect to the eduroam wireless network.