Before New Student Orientation


Choose a Major

If you have questions about which major may be right for you, contact the Advising Center at (479) 788-7400 or


Financial Aid

  • Know the requirements for YOUR scholarship!  There are credit hour and GPA requirements for all UAFS scholarships as well as the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship.  All scholarship requirements are outlined in YOUR scholarship contract.
  • Complete your FAFSA

If you have any questions regarding Financial Aid, contact (479) 788-7090 or



  • A Username and Temporary Password are sent to admitted students in the UAFS acceptance letter.
  • Students must change this temporary password in the Portalguard Management System PRIOR to New Student Orientation.
  • After changing the temporary password, students are REQUIRED to bring their Username and NEW Password with them to NSO!

If you have questions regarding your username/password, contact our Help Desk at (479) 788-7460 or



Please contact the Advising Center at 479-788-7400 or if you or one of your guests require any special accommodations or have any dietary restrictions. 


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