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New Student Orientation

Welcome to A-State!

New Student Orientation is a mandatory, one-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 orientation session. At orientation, students will have the opportunity to meet an academic advisor, register for classes, receive information about campus resources, learn about campus involvement opportunities and meet other A-State students.

Need Additional Assistance?

  • Registering for a New Student Orientation Session?
    Contact the Office of Admissions at 870-972-2782.
  • Checking on admission status or document verification? 
    Contact the Office of Admissions at 870-972-2591.
  • Questions regarding what to expect at New Student Orientation?
    Contact the Leadership Center at 870-972-2055.
2020 NSO Dates

Coming soon. 


Contact the Leadership Center

Phone: 870-972-2055
Fax: 870-972-3017

Postal Address:
PO Box 1980
State University, AR  72467

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