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New Student Registration

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New Student Registration (NSR) is a mandatory, half day program for admitted incoming freshmen.

This program is designed to assist you in developing an understanding of the transition you will make to a collegiate environment and to enhance your success in college. 

There is no fee associated with your registration session. At registration, you will have the opportunity to meet an academic advisor, register for classes, and learn about your new university. Also, you will meet currently enrolled ASU students as well as other new students like yourself.

Need Additional Assistance?

  • Registering for a New Student Registration Session?
    Contact the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration at 870-972-2031.
  • Checking on admission status or document verification? 
    Contact the Office of Admissions, Records, and Registration at 870-972-2031.
  • Questions regarding what to expect at New Student Registration?
    Contact the Leadership Center at 870-972-2055.

Howl howlingIf you are interested in getting a head start on involvement on campus and want to become a student leader at A-State then Camp A-State is the place for you! Camp A-State is a 2-day, 1 night program designed to provide incoming freshmen with information to help aid in the transition process to A-State.

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Sign-Up for New Student Registration

Date Selection for Registration sessions will be available March 1. 

2016 Dates

Honors College Orientation: Friday, April 8 

Monday, April 25: 8:00 a.m. - session full

Monday, April 25: 1:00 p.m. - session full

Wednesday, May 11: 8:00 a.m. - session full

Wednesday, May 11: 1:00 p.m. - session full 

Monday, June 6: 8:00 a.m. 

Monday, June 6: 1:00 p.m. - session full

Monday, June 13: 8:00 a.m. 

Monday, June 13: 1:00 p.m. 

Monday, June 20: 1:00 p.m. 

Monday, June 27: 1:00 p.m.  

Wednesday, August 17: 1:00 p.m.

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Honors Orientation

Students formally admitted to the A-State Honors College may attend the Honors Orientation on Friday, April 8, 2016.

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