Staff Celebration 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

20th Annual Staff Celebration Picnic
Wednesday May 16, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  
Baum Stadium


Thanks to our generous donors, attendees can choose from hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken, and pulled pork along with potato salad, coleslaw, pasta salad, and baked beans. We will also have sodas from Pepsi, Little Debbie snack cakes, Highland Dairy ice cream, and more. To-go boxes will be available for those who can't stay and for  those picking up for colleagues.


Bring your University of Arkansas ID or know your number to check in and be entered for door prize drawings. Prize winners will be notified after the picnic. You do not need to be present to win. Entry at Gate C.


Visit with many campus and local vendors to learn more about thier products and services. Enter to win additional door prizes!

  • PMC Solutions
  • iYes Foundation
  • Arkansas Employee Assistance Program
  • Operations Management Graduate Program
  • Austin Vision Care
  • Arkansas Alumni Association
  • UA Treasurer's Office
  • UofA Bookstore
  • Holiday Inn & NWA Convention Center
  • B. Watts Photography
  • Legal Shield Associates
  • ConQuesos
  • Wealth Path
  • UA Human Resources
  • Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
  • Wellness Professionals
  • ID Watchdog
  • Staff Senate


Plenty of FREE parking for picnic attendees will be available in the Baum Main and Baum East lots on either side of Razorback Road. Disabled parking is also available near the stadium entrance.

Razorback Transit buses will be running a special route to pick up and drop off anyone who wishes to attend the picnic. Routes will begin at 11am and buses will run approximatedly every 15-20 minutes at stops around campus. Round trip is expected to take about 30 minutes. Click here for more information and a bus route map.

Stops include Facilities Management Key Office, HOTZ Hall on Cleveland, Pat Walker Health Center on Garland, Leflar Law Center near the big Oak tree on Maple, Old Main at the Pi Phi Gate on Maple, Bell Engineering on Dickson, Harmon Avenue Parking Garage on Harmon, Starbucks/Brough Commons on Dickson, and Baum Stadium.


Razorback Athletices

Chartwell's Dining Services


UA Facilities Management

Washington County Sherriff's Office

Golden Corral


Highland Dairy


McKee Food Corp.

Razorback Charters (UA Transit and Parking)