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New Student Orientation

EACC 's New Student Orientation Required for First-time Incoming Students

In-Person and Virtual Session Options Available

First-time incoming students at East Arkansas Community College are required to attend one of this year's New Student Orientation sessions.  Students will have the option of attending a New Student Orientation session virtually or in-person, following campus safety guidelines.  Sessions will be held in-person on August 11, 12, and 13 in the EACC Fine Arts Center on campus in Forrest City, and a virtual session will be held via Zoom on August 11.

Topics covered in New Student Orientation will include campus safety and fall class plans, the registration process, advising and testing, financial aid and scholarships, degree and certificate programs, career planning, the admissions process, Student Support Services, EACC Catalog and Student Handbook, library services, information about purchasing books, technology, student activities, and general campus life.  Students will be introduced to EACC personnel, resources, programs, and services, as well as receive a copy of the COVID Campus Safety Guide.

EACC is committed to protecting students to the greatest extent possible during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and is dedicated to providing the best and most up-to-date protections and protocols to minimize the risk of exposure on campus.

Hours for Orientation will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m.  Students should REGISTER for Orientation online and complete the online form.  Once students have registered and selected their session preference, they will receive a confirmation email.  Advising and registration services for students will be available following Orientation sessions.

For more information, visit, call 870-633-4480, ext. 236, or email


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