Life at Harding

Our mission is to provide an environment that both supports students and challenges them to realize their full potential.


Spiritual Life

Spiritual growth is central to Harding's mission — find opportunities here to get involved in devotionals, local congregations and more.


Missions and Campaigns

Church Connections



A vibrant community life is at your fingertips with options to join more than 150 clubs and organizations including 27 social clubs — our version of fraternities and sororities. With Bison athletics, you can enjoy healthy competition, show your school spirity and enhance your overall wellness.

Campus Organizations

Social Clubs

Harding Athletics


Living at Harding

Whether you find yourself on a carriage ride under the lights at Christmas, enjoying sunny afternoons studying on the front lawn, or getting to know other students in your residence hall, we hope you find your home away from home here.

Dining on Campus

Residence Halls


Mental and Emotional Health

Services are available to all Students and Employees.
Campus Food
Locations include the University Dining Hall, Hammon Student Center and Starbucks.
Social Clubs
Provide students with opportunities to enjoy a host of activities while fostering lifelong relationships.
Diversity Services
Supporting and enhancing their Harding experience through mentoring and by connecting them with campus resources.
The Table
Our goal is to remove any stigma associated with being food insecure and to maintain the dignity of everyone who is in need.

A place to call home

Chose from the available Residence Halls and Apartments.
Student Handbooks
Meet our Staff

Office hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on the second floor of Hammon Student Center, room 218.

Zach Neal

Zachary Neal, MAT
Vice President of Student Life

Logan Light

Logan Light, Ed.S.
Assistant Dean of Campus Life and Chapel Programs

Ranan Hester

Ranan Hester, Ed.S.
Assistant Dean of Residence Life

Marcus Thomas

Marcus Thomas, MSE
Assistant Dean of Student Development

Kara Abston

Kara Abston, MBA
Associate Dean of Student Life


Annette Davis
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President/Office Manager


Allyson Feather
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Deans

Office of Student Life

The Office of Student Life is responsible for the overview of student activities which includes residential life, personal and social wellness, academic efforts, and emotional and spiritual wellness. Other student needs are met through programs designed to assist students in choosing majors and planning careers, individual counseling and specific health issues.

The Office of Student Life is also responsible for administering policies concerning student life. These policies are set forth in the Student Handbook and are designed to produce a positive climate for developing students' potential.

Office hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on the second floor of Hammon Student Center, room 218.

Fundraising on Campus

First Generation Students

Contact Information

Office of Student Life