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! 

Don't forget to check out our past episodes!

Newest Episode:

Episode 15: Living in Fayetteville - (July 26, 2021) 

Not only are you experience the transition to college, but you are going to be moving to a new town. Listen to today's episode as I sit down and talk with Abby Wiatrek, a grad student at the University of Arkansas about how to make living in Fayetteville the best experience. Today we talked about things to do, places to eat and SO much more.