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Spring 2017 Orientation Info


The Next step toward earning your degree


Orientation Sessions for Spring 2017 are now closed.  

The Admissions and Advising Office on the main campus in SC 233 will be offering limited walk-up group orientations - held on a rotating basis - on January 12th, 13th 17th, and 18th from 9am to 3:00pm. Students should expect wait times.


Before I come to campus for Walk-Up Orientation, what must I do?

Important! Before you start Orientation and meet with an Advisor, you must complete the below steps. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your academic advising appointment.

  1. Been accepted to Northwest Arkansas Community College. Note: once your application is processed, you will receive an email at the personal email account you provided on the application.
  2. Submitted ACT, COMPASS, or Accuplacer placement exam scores for initial course placement to the Office of Student Records. Scores should be no more than 5 years old), or take Accuplacer exam at the NWACC Testing Center ($10 fee). Important: If your ACT Math score is a 17 or below, you are required to complete the Math portion of the Accuplacer exam prior to signing up for a session. Visit our Testing Center website for full details on taking the exam).


How long will it take? 

Orientation will take approximatly 1 hour. However, due to high demand students should expect some wait time before beginning their session.





If you need help with your username and password or encounter technical difficulties, please call the Student Technology Help Desk at 479-619-4376.

For other questions related to New Student Orientation, please contact the Office of Admissions and Advising at 479-986-4008 or EnrollmentSupport@nwacc.edu