Admissions Events

New Student Orientation (required for Freshmen)

Various Days and Times Weekly

For newly admitted first-time college students, Orientation is the first step toward earning their degree where students receive valuable information on starting college. They also get personalized assistance in selecting their first semester classes and times. Other topics covered include:

  • Understanding how to select college classes and times
  • Tips on balancing school, work, and personal time as a new student
  • Essential info on financial aid
  • Understanding NWACC degree options
  • Opportunities to get involved on campus
  • Various other NWACC services

Important: Students must have been accepted and submitted full ACT/COMPASS placement scores before signing up for Orientation.

Visit this page for more information on enrolling in Orientation


Admissions Information Session and Tour

Held Weekly on Rotating Days
Trying to decide whether or not to attend NWACC? - The best visit type for those seeking general information and wanting to learn about the enrollment process is an Admissions Session. During an admissions session students sit down with and enrollment specialist to discuss the enrollment process, financial aid, degree requirements and more. You are invited to participate in a campus tour immediately following the admission session. The admissions session takes approximately one hour.

Visit this page for day and time options and to register


Bentonville First Fridays

First Friday of Every Month
4:30 to 8:00 pm
Come visit us at the Northwest Arkansas Community College booth at Bentonville's monthly First Friday event, where you can obtain information on our programs, the enrollment process, and federal financial aid.

Visit this page for more information on First Fridays


NWACC Senior Day 2017

March 2017

High school seniors who are considering NWACC to have fun and learn more about their interests should attend the annual NWACC Senior Day. High school students will get a change to talk to faculty and staff from the academic department they are interested in, speak to club advisors, meet current students, learn more about NWACC and see the campus. One student in attendance will win a free class. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost for this event however students MUST REGISTER because space is limited.