Welcome to the first step toward your degree

We are excited to welcome you as part of Northwest Arkansas Community College's incoming freshman class!

All first-time, degree seeking students are required to attend New Student Orientation and to meet with an Academic Advisor before selecting their first-semester classes. 


Summer/Fall 2015 Orientation


To sign up to Orientation, you must have:

  • Been accepted to Northwest Arkansas Community College (Note: once your application is processed, you will receive notification via email to the personal email account you provided on the application).
  • Submitted full ACT and/or COMPASS Test Scores for Reading, Writing, and Math. (Note: If your ACT Math score is a 17 or below, you are required to complete the Math portion of the COMPASS exam prior to signing up for a session. Visit our Testing Center website here for full details on taking the exam).

Follow these steps to sign up for Orientation:

1. Log into your myNWACC Connection account
2. Click on the "Resources" tab on the left-hand navigation menu
3. Click on "Orientation" option.


            Have Questions?


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Have Tech Issues?

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 479-619-4324 or admissions@nwacc.edu.