National Park College continues to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Arkansas. There are no confirmed or suspected cases on the NPC campus at this time.

Pandemic Plan

While NPC continues to operate under Level 3 of the campus Communicable Diseases Pandemic Plan, the closure of the physical campus has been extended through Friday, May 1. Employees will work remotely during this time. Prior to May 1, NPC will reassess the situation and notify the College community of any changes to the plan.

In-person classes will remain online through the end of the semester. Students enrolled in health sciences clinical, technical or lab-based coursework may receive special instructions from faculty regarding completion requirements.

Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies have been postponed at this time. Information about new commencement plans will be provided as soon as details are available. Students who successfully complete the necessary coursework, meet all graduation requirements listed at, and have applied for graduation will be awarded certificates and degrees.

Students who cannot successfully complete the coursework because of limited access to labs, shops, clinical sites or illness will be held harmless and awarded an incomplete. Those students will be allowed to work with their faculty member(s) in accordance with the College’s incomplete policy to finish their coursework.