New Student Account Activation Help | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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New Student Account Activation Help

Follow these helpful tips when activating your new student account at NWACC. 

  • Your email address is your username combined with ( 
    • For example, if your username is e3eagle, your email address would be
  • You should have received two emails, one containing your username and one containing your pin number. You need both. Check your junk and spam folders!
  • You will need to create a new password as part of the account activation process.
    • Your new password cannot contain any part of your name, date of birth, or social security number.
    • It must be eight characters long and include a capital letter, a lowercase letter, and a number.
      • You may receive an error that states, "The new password does not meet Password Policy requirements or something went wrong". If you see this, close the browser and start again.
  • Once you are signed in, you need to immediately set up your account recovery information. If you do not do this immediately you will be locked out.
  • You can now move forward with onboarding in Workday! Check your Workday inbox for onboarding items.