Starting a new educational journey can be exciting, sometimes overwhelming and also full of growth and rewards. The NSFP staff is here to help guide students and their families in any way we can. The University of Arkansas recognizes that a positive, engaging first year can make a significant impact in terms of incoming students’ level of academic performance, campus involvement and progress toward graduation. The University of Arkansas faculty and student affairs professionals work together to offer special assistance and promote skills designed to help students experience a fulfilling, rewarding, and successful first year at the University. All programs and initiatives are designed to assist students in reaching their ultimate goal of completing a degree.  


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New Student and Family Programs has a new podcast for new and current students! We will be discussing the ins and outs of being a new student – things to do, tips and tricks, insider scoops and more. Follow @uarkwelcomeweeks so you can be the first to know when the next episode drops! 


Episode 9: Food + Fayetteville - (Feb. 26, 2021) 

Today we talk with senior social work major, Emma Wiederhoeft, about food. After listening to this episode, we hope you have a list of new places and new foods you'd like to try. Head to our Instagram, @uarkwelcomeweeks, to get linked to all the awesome accounts we talk about on today's episode! And if you're interested in being a guest, we would LOVE to have you...hit us up!