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 17: University Programs (August 23, 2021)

Happy first day of classes! Today our guest is Fernanda Alcantara the President of University Programs, and we chat about all things UP. Listen to this episode to find out how to get involved with our on campus programming board and to learn about all their events that are FREE to you!! For more information and to look at their events check out HogSync and their Instagram @uparkansas!