Staff Appreciation Picnic

Each year the Staff Senate plans and hosts this event to honor the hard-working staff of the university, utilizing donations from local vendors and businesses. Many food options will be available, as well as a vendor fair and door prizes. The University of Arkansas staff are incredible and this is a wonderful time to say thanks!  

Staff Appreciation Picnic 2017

19th Annual Staff Appreciation Picnic
Thursday May 18, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  
Reynolds Razorback Stadium (South end zone)

Click here for printable flyer.


Razorback Charters will provide FREE shuttle service to and from the picnic starting at 11:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.   Dropping and loading will only be at Gate 1 at Reynold's Razorback Stadium on the Razorback Road side of the stadium. Real-time shuttle tracking will be available on Campus Maps, choose the bus symbol Buses and select "Staff Picnic Shuttle."
For questions about the Staff Picnic Shuttle please call 479-575-7913.

Route Info 

Stops will be FAMA (key office), Gate 1 Razorback Stadium, Hotz Hall, Pat Walker Health Center, Waterman Hall on Maple, Old Main on Maple, Grad Ed Building on Maple, Bell Engineering on Dickson Street, Harmon Parking Garage, Starbucks on Dickson Street.


Free parking is available in green lots 72 and 73.  Click here for detailed parking map.


Washington County Sheriff's office and University Police Department will be running the grills for the event.  Special guest appearances by the campus K9 Officers

Hot dogs, Hamburgers, Chicken, Potato Salad, Little Debbie Treats, Pepsi soft drinks, water, and Hiland Dairy Ice Cream.

Door Prizes

Please bring your University ID cards to easily and quickly register for door prizes!  Senators with ID card readers will be located at Gates 1 and 16.   If you forget your ID that's okay a paper registration will also be available.

Vendor Fair

All Real Estate
Arkansas Alumni Association
Austin Vision Care
Fidelity Investments
Great Clips
UA Human Resources
PMC Solutions
UA Treasurer’s Office
UARK Federal Credit Union
UA Bookstore
WealthPath Investment Advisors
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
AT&T UA Discount Program
Wellness Professionals

Vendor and Donor "Thank You!"

Staff Senate would like to extend a special thank you to the various vendors and donors who made the picnic possible.

Campus Card Office
Catfish Hole
Chartwell's Dining Service
Facilities Management
Golden Corral
Hiland Dairy
Little Debbie
McAlister's Deli
Razorback Athletic Facilities
Razorback Charters (Transit and Parking)
Razorback Transit
Sams Club
Sonic Drive In
McKee Food, Corp.
Tyson Foods
University Police Department
University Recreatio
Washington County Sheriff's Office