Welcome to Arkansas State University!

To help us ensure that your orientation process runs as smoothly as possible, please review the lists below:


Make sure you have completed the following:

  • The admissions application & paid the $30 application fee.
  • Send all official transcripts from high school.
  • Send all official transcripts from college/concurrent enrollment.
  • Send official ACT/SAT/ASSEST/COMPASS and AP test scores.
  • Provided proof of two immunizations for rubella, rubella, and mumps.
  • Finalized payments for all outstanding University account balances. Contact Account Services for further assistance at 870-972-2285.
  • If you or someone attending with you has a disability which requires special accommodations for full participation in the orientation program, please call the Leadership Center at 870-972-2055.


  • Watch for your New Student Orientation session confirmation email. You should receive this within 72 hours of selecting your session date and time. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please call the Office of Admissions at 870-972-2031.
  • Plan accordingly. If you have other commitments during the New Student Orientation you wish to attend, you should sign up for another session. 
  • An email reminder with parking information will be sent to the primary email listed for the student prior to the New Student Orientation session date. You may also visit our New Student Orientation parking section to view information on where to park when you arrive to campus.


  • Check-in for the program is located on the 3rd floor of the Reng Student Union directly outside of Centennial Hall.
  • The NSO schedule allots time for all future students to visit with University departments between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • Your driver's license or military ID will be needed in order to receive your official A-State ID.
  • Arkansas State University embraces the use of mobile technology as part of students’ overall marketplace readiness. We strongly encourage incoming students to bring a mobile device (e.g., an iPad) for use in the classroom, with study management and to help with their campus connections. The A-State ITStore can be helpful in this selection:  http://itstore.astate.edu/
2020 NSO Dates

Coming soon. 

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