Community Services

Facilities & Rental

Betty Ann Watson Education Resource Center
Located in the third floor of the Thornton Education Center, the resource center for students and area teachers offers services like faxing, lamination, die cuts, poster making, awards and stickers, spiral binding, printing, and bulletin boards.
For: Teachers                          
Cost: Free
Schedule: Summer and school year hours vary
Visit hardingerc.com.

Brackett Library
The library has access to more than 155,000 electronic journals and e-books in addition to its 350,000 print volumes. Local residents over the age of 18 may apply for a community card at the circulation desk.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Free
Schedule: Summer and school year hours vary
For more information about library card and hours visit harding.edu/library or call 501-279-4279.

Camp Tahkodah
This 1,350-acre camp is owned and operated by Harding University and offers five summer camps sessions for ages 8-18 years old. One- and two-week sessions are offered.
For: Ages 8-18                         
Cost: $260 or $450                 
Schedule: Summer
Contact tahkodah@harding.edu.

Federal Post Office
The University operates a federal post office that provides all postal services including stamps, international mailing, First Class, Priority, Express, certified, registered, insured, and tracking. It also offers Western Union money orders and transfers and is located in the Hammon Student Center.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Variable; cash only
Schedule: Monday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Visit harding.edu/mail.

Harding University Bookstore
Harding University Bookstore offers home goods, apparel and gifts as well as Bibles, church supplies and textbooks.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Variable                         
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during the school year
Visit hubookstore.harding.edu.

Harding University Press
This facility on campus offers professional printing services including forms, brochures, wedding announcements, business cards, etc. Free delivery and pickup is available.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Variable                         
Schedule: Weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Visit hardingpressandcopy.com.

Harding University Tahkodah (HUT)
Operated by the University’s Center for World Missions, HUT uses a realistic world village setting to provide an introductory experience in different cultures and living conditions usually found in missions situations. Youth and church groups, Christian schools and mission teams can utilize the program.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Contact for more information       
Schedule: By appointment
Contact hut@harding.edu.

Heritage Inn and Conference Center and Event Venue
Spaces are available for training seminars, workshops, conferences, conventions and vendor fairs. Conference rooms seat up to 200. Cone Chapel seats up to 300 and includes a bridal room for weddings. Three auditoriums provide seating for groups of 100 to 3,500 guests. The third and fourth floors of the Heritage Center comprise the Heritage Inn, which offers 48 hotel rooms and two suites.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Variable                                             
Schedule: Ongoing
Visit harding.edu/heritage.

Lewis “Tony” Finley STEM Center
The center meets the needs of P-12 math and science teachers through professional development, graduate classes and hands-on training.
For: P-12 math and science teachers      
Cost: Free
Schedule: Office hours vary
Visit harding.edu/stemcenter.

Linda Byrd Smith Museum of Biblical Archaeology
With more than 100 artifacts displayed, this museum can be used as a resource for students and church groups to provide context and help them better understand biblical studies. The museum has 10 sections that showcase items such as storage jars, perfume bottles, coins, weapons, wine skins and other artifacts from daily life in the ancient world. Other displays include excavation tools, explanations of ceramic typology and carbon dating, and a timeline from 2000 B.C. to 700 A.D. The museum is located in the McInteer Building.
For: All ages                           
Cost: Free             
Schedule: Weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment
Visit harding.edu/archaeology.

North Little Rock Professional Center Campus and Meeting Venue
Located at 3807 McCain Park Drive in North Little Rock, Arkansas, this center is also a meeting venue for educational agencies, corporate events and trainings, receptions, etc.
For: Professionals       
Cost: Classrooms $50 per day; technology labs $100 per day
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact 501-758-4857.

Northwest Arkansas Professional Center Campus and Meeting Venue
Located in Rogers, Arkansas, this center is also a meeting venue for educational agencies, corporate events and trainings, receptions, etc.
For: Professionals       
Cost: $100 room per day; no charge to schools and other nonprofits
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Contact 479-268-5812.

To reserve an event venue, visit harding.edu/events/reservations.