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Overview

We are proud you are interested in attending ASUN! ASUN has academic programs to meet your needs! Please review the different options we have available for you! 

If you are attending ASUN and want to receive a degree please click on the arrow beside "Get Started and Earn a Degree at ASU-Newport".  

To take a few classes that you'll use for your degree elsewhere click on the arrow beside "Get Started as a Visiting Student".  

If you have questions about what type of student you need to be at ASUN, please email . The Office of Admissions will be ready to answer your questions!

ALL APPLICANTS: If you have attended ASU-Newport in the past and have not taken classes in one academic year, for example, July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022; you must reapply for admission to ASU-Newport.

Fall 2022 - Earn a Degree at ASU-Newport

Step 1: Application (time 15-25 minutes)

To begin the application for ASU-Newport simply create an account after clicking on the following link, ASU-Newport Student ApplicationATTENTION: If you experience technical issues, (i.e. an error message) please email  . We can resolve any issue you run into and have you registered before classes start!

Please take your time and answer the questions to the best of your ability. Information that is incorrect may cause a delay in the processing of your application. Once the admissions application is submitted, the Admissions Office will review it and contact you via your personal email. ###

Step 2: Submit Required Documents

Please submit your admissions items according to your student type.

First Time Entering Student:
This is my first time in college!

Transfer Student:
I am transferring to ASUN from another college!

Visiting Student:
I am not seeking a degree; just taking a few classes!

Returning Student:
I have taken classes as a degree-seeking student before!

Documents Required:

Final High School Transcript
or
GED scores

Shot Records
(MMR1 & MMR2)

College Entrance Scores (no more than five years old):

ACT
Compass
ACCUPLACER
ACCUPLACER Next Generation
SAT

 

Documents Required:

Shot Records
(MMR1 & MMR2)

Official College Transcript from the LAST college attended before ASUN

College Entrance Scores (no more than five years old):

ACT
Compass
ACCUPLACER
ACCUPLACER Next Generation
SAT

 

Documents Required:

Usually none!

If the course you want to take has a prerequisite, submit proof of your successful completion of the prerequisite. A screenshot will work!

All students who want to enroll Composition I & College Algebra must meet minimum score requirements:
Placement Chart for ENG1003 & MATH 1023

 

 

Documents Required:

Official College Transcript from the LAST college attended before ASUN

We should have all other required items on file!

 

 

*If you are a First Time Entering student and you were enrolled in a concurrent education program through your high school, please provide an official transcript from the college who sponsored the concurrent program at your high school.

**If you are a Transfer student and you will use Veteran’s Administration (VA) benefits, you must provide an official transcript from each college you attended prior to ASUN.

 

 (If you need to take a college entrance test (Accuplacer), click here to register.)

College Transcripts must be sent directly (electronically or mailed) from the college you attended or delivered to ASUN in a sealed envelope. NOTE: Submitted college transcripts will be evaluated for satisfactory academic progress at your last institution. For more information on Satisfactory Academic Progress, click here

Additionally, these documents can be mailed to admissions@asun.edu;  mailed to ASUN Admissions, 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport, AR 72112 If you are applying to a special program (Cosmetology, High Voltage Lineman Technology, Nursing, or Surgical Technology) please submit your program application packet with all program application materials according to directions on the website. For the Office of Admission's forms and resources click here.  If you have questions, please email admissions@asun.edu

Step 3: Complete your FAFSA

In most cases, an FAFSA (Federal Application for Student Aid) is needed if seeking Financial Aid or scholarships. To apply for the FAFSA, please have all of your tax forms and possibly your parent’s information as well if you filed as a dependent on your Federal Income Tax Forms. This will take about 30 minutes to complete. Click here to access the FAFSA site (School Code 042034). If you are applying for federal financial aid for ASU-Newport please go to http://www.asun.edu/financial_aid to access the latest in information and documents to begin this process.  If you have questions, please email .
If you need assistance completing the FAFSA, please visit one of the advising/financial aid offices to help you with that process.

Economic Security Report
Employment and Earnings Outcomes of Arkansas’s Graduates from State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education
2021 Economic Security Report PDF 

Step 4: Start Class!

Summer 2022 Intersession: May 11, 2022
Summer 1 Term: June 1, 2022
Summer 2 Term: July 5, 2022

Step 5: Get your Books

The ASU-Newport offers a great rental program that allows students in most academic programs to rent textbooks for $20 per credit hour. This program is designed with students in mind and gives them seamless access to all of the textbooks they need while saving them money.  To learn more about the textbook rental program, visit the ASU-Newport Bookstore webpage

Call 870-512-7806 to discuss your options or for hours of operation. 

Fall 2022 - Visiting Student - Not Eligible for Financial Aid

Step 1: Application (time 15-25 minutes)

To begin the application for ASU-Newport, simply create an account after clicking on the following link, ASU-Newport Visiting Student ApplicationATTENTION: Our application is currently experiencing technical issues, if you run into an error message please email  . We can resolve any issue you run into and have you registered before classes start!

During the application process, the system will create a login based on your first name and last name. Please write this login down as it will be your login for MyCampus (mycampus.asun.edu) and your email address upon entrance into ASU-Newport. This login will also allow your information to be saved as you progress through the application. 

Please take your time and answer the questions to the best of your ability. Information that is incorrect may cause a delay in the processing of your application. Once the admissions application is submitted, the Admissions Office will review it and contact you via your personal email that you provided when creating your MyCampus account. 

 

High School Program: Concurrent Enrollment

Details

Course(s) taught on the high school campus or online by credentialed high school faculty with only high school students in the course(s). 

Location

Students attend classes in their high school with other high school students. 

Cost

Students are responsible for paying tuition and fees for course(s) and purchasing textbook(s), unless supplied by the high school. When taking concurrent classes at a high school campus during regular school hours, the Endorsed Concurrent course tuition is provided at a reduced rate.  

Students may be eligible to receive the ADHE Concurrent Challenge Scholarship. Click here to learn more about the ADHE Concurrent Scholarship.  

Frequently Asked Questions for Concurrent Enrollment

How will I benefit?

There are many benefits of taking college classes while you’re still in high school. You can:

  • get a head start on college

  • earn college credits early (possibly earning your college degree in less than four years)

  • challenge yourself academically

  • get a taste of the academic and social aspects of college life

Am I eligible?

Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

Which classes can I take?

Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

How many classes can I take?

Check with the counselor at your high school for limitations.

Can I take classes online?

Concurrent enrollment online courses are available for students with permission/support from their principal.

 

The application for the ASU-Newport Concurrent program is located at https://start.asun.edu  .

Questions? Email   

High School Program: Dual Enrollment

Details

Course(s) taught on the college campus and/or by college instructor with a blend of high school and college students in the course(s). 

Location

Students attend classes on an ASUN campus or online with ASUN students.  

Cost

Students are responsible for paying tuition and fees for course(s) and purchasing textbook(s). 

Students taking an ASUN course while still in high school may be eligible to receive the ADHE Concurrent Challenge Scholarship.  

Click here to learn more about the ADHE Concurrent Scholarship.  

Frequently Asked Questions for Dual Enrollment

How will I benefit?
There are many benefits of taking college classes while you’re still in high school. You can:

  • get a head start on college
  • earn college credits early (possibly earning your college degree in less than four years)
  • challenge yourself academically
  • get a taste of the academic and social aspects of college life

Am I eligible?
Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

Which classes can I take?
Check with the counselor at your high school for eligibility.

How many classes can I take?
Check with the counselor at your high school for limitations.

Can I take classes online?
Dual enrollment online courses are available for students with permission/support from their principal.

The application for the ASU-Newport Dual program is currently disabled at this time.
Questions? Email tonya_gates@asun.edu 

High School Program: IGNITE Academy

Details

Students earn workforce-ready credentials while completing their high school diplomas. Courses are taught by ASUN IGNITE faculty.  

Location

Students attend classes on the ASUN Newport campus in the IGNITE Academy.

Cost

When enrolled in the IGNITE Academy, students are not responsible for paying tuition and fees for course(s) and purchasing textbook(s).   

To enroll in the IGNITE Academy contact Dr. Typhanie Myers at (870) 512-7719 or
For more information visit www.asun.edu/programs/ignite

Frequently Asked Questions

I am enrolled in classes...Now What?

How do I...

Log into MyCampus

Visit mycampus.asun.edu to access your course(s) via Canvas.

Retrieve My Username and Password

  • Go to https://selfservice.asun.edu 
  • Select "Forgotten Password" below the login.
  • Type in your ASU-Newport Email address. Example:
  • Select "Send a reset password link to my personal email address"
  • Check your personal email address. It may take up to five minutes to get to your inbox.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the reset password process.
  • Please allow up to forty-five minutes for your password to sync to our cloud application such as Canvas LMS and Outlook.

View My Bill

  • Visit mycampus.asun.edu and visit the Nelnet section. Click on the link that says “Click here to View/Pay your bill”. 
  • Tuition, fees, and other charges will be available to view in MyCampus upon registration.

Pay My Bill

Q: How do I find out my balance and make payments?

A:

  • Go to mycampus.asun.edu and visit the Nelnet section. Click on the link that says “Click here to View/Pay your bill
  • Call 870-512-7802 to make a payment over the phone.
  • Visit one of our campuses to make a payment in person.

View My Courses

Q: I am not sure where to go to access my course(s).

A: Visit mycampus.asun.edu and click on the Canvas Icon.

Access My Course

Q: I went to Canvas and my course(s) are not showing!

A: Courses are available to view on the day the first day of the term. 

Books

Visit the following website to rent your books from ASU-Newport! https://bookstore.asun.edu/ 

View My Financial Aid

DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS ONLY:

Have you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? If not, please complete the FAFSA as soon as possible. Be sure to add the ASU-Newport School Code: 042034. Click here to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 

Financial Aid Awards

Do you have a financial aid award on your student account? Check mycampus.asun.edu to see if you have an award posted. If you do not have an award and have completed the FAFSA, email financialaid@asun.edu .

Stipends

Students who have money remaining after their tuition and fees have been paid will receive a stipend. Stipends (refunds) are processed after the census date. The census date is the point in time in which ASU-Newport verifies students are attending courses. No stipends will be processed before the census date each term.

In most cases, stipends will reach student bank accounts two to three days after they are processed by ASU-Newport. For students who do not have direct deposits, they will need to make arrangements to come to campus to pick up their checks three to four days after the stipends are processed.

Please review the current academic calendar for the census dates. Click here to view the current academic calendar.  

Access to Student Support Resources

Visit Student Support Services here.

Access to Academic Support Services

Get Tutoring

Q: I need extra academic help in my classes!

A: Visit mycampus.asun.edu and click on SmartThinking or click here to view the current in-person tutoring schedule

Drop My Course(s)

If you need to drop a course, please utilize the form in the link below. Withdrawing from courses before the drop date will result in a W on your academic transcript. Withdraws not completed on or before the last day to withdraw will result in an F grade for your course(s). To view the last days to withdraw, visit the current academic calendar

NOTE: If you withdraw from your courses (after the census date), you are still responsible for your charges.

Withdraw Request: Access the Withdrawal Form

Completed Withdraw Requests can be scanned and emailed to registrar@asun.edu or dropped off at the ASU-Newport campus closest to you.

Transfer My Course(s) to Another Institution

After you complete your course(s) and you have a zero balance for your student account, request an official transcript to be sent to the institution of your choice!

Transcript and Records Request: https://files.asun.edu/admissions/Transcript_and_Records_Request.pdf .

Send completed Transcript Request Forms to transcripts@asun.edu .