New Student Orientation

Your next step in joining the new freshman class at the University of Arkansas is to register for summer orientation, a fun but very important two-day event that allows you to meet with your advisor and create your first semester’s schedule.

Registration is simple; after you have activated your university email account at, log in to UAConnect, the University’s information system, and navigate to your Student Center. Near the bottom of your Student Center, you will see a link for new student orientation where you can pick the session that best fits your schedule.

During your orientation experience, you will explore new ideas and concepts, learn how to stay involved, explore ways of making a difference in your collegiate experience, and possibly even discover a new passion. Make the most out of this opportunity!

In addition to meeting with your advisor and choosing your first schedule of classes, orientation attendees will also learn information about financial aid, campus activities, student life, and university history.

To learn more, visit to explore your experience.

If you have questions regarding orientation, please send an email to or call (479) 575-4200.