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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


Important Info Regarding Orientation

  • Completed Admissions Application (Note: once your application is processed, you will receive notification via email to the personal email account you provided on the application).
  • 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.


Technical Difficulties?

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