Community Services

Facilities & Rental

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
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Brackett Library
The library’s collection contains more than 375,000 print and microform items that are available to community members for research or any academic need. Even though the collection is geared toward college students, local residents over the age of 18 who are interested in checking out books may apply for a community card at the circulation desk.

  • For: Adults (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Cost: Free
  • Schedule: Summer and school year hours vary
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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.

Federal Post Office
The University operates a federal post office that provides most 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: Varies; cash only
  • Schedule: Monday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Harding Place Retirement Community
We are an independent living community that allows our residents to “age in place.” This means that they can enjoy retirement living and also have a licensed Arkansas in-home care provider to help them with their activities of daily living when and if the need arises. We provide many services including three hot meals/day, weekly housekeeping with linen service, Monday-Friday transportation service, emergency call systems in every bedroom and bathroom, security surveillance, cable, internet and utilities included. We have a full activities calendar with many opportunities for Bible studies, games, outings and social events. Residents also enjoy the amenities of Harding University.

  • Location: 801 S. Benton Avenue, Searcy
  • For: Ages 55+
  • Cost: Call for pricing on studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments
  • Schedule: Staffed 24/7
  • Contact 501-305-3100 or for a tour and complimentary chef-prepared lunch
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Harding Press and Copy Center
This facility on campus offers professional printing services including forms, brochures, wedding announcements, business cards, digital copies, etc. Free delivery and pickup is available.

Harding University Northwest Arkansas
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 or

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
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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. Two 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.