Arkansas State University - Newport

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Overview

To get started with ASU-Newport, simply decide what type of student you will be while you're at ASUN.  

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".  

Get Started as a Visiting Student

Step 1: Application (time 15-25 minutes)

Simply create an account after clicking on the following link, ASU-Newport Visiting Student Application.  If you have any questions or run into an issue, you can contact us at  .

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. 

Step 2: Submit Required Documents

As a visiting student, you will only be required to submit documents if you plan to enroll in English Comp 1 (ENG 1003) and/or College Algebra (MATH 1023).  To enroll in these courses, you must submit ACT, Accuplacer, Compass, SAT scores, or unofficial transcripts listing completion of pre-requisite courses to our Admissions office.

For all other courses, you may enroll immediately after your application is completed and processed.

If you need to submit test scores or unofficial transcripts, upload these documents via MyCampus.  Click here to learn how to upload documents via MyCampus.

For the Office of Admission's forms and resources click here.  If you have questions, please email 

Step 3: Admitted!

Once you receive your admitted student communication, you are ready to enroll in courses!

Step 4: Enrolling in Courses

  1. Go to mycampus.asun.edu and log in.
  2. Select "Academics", then select "Online Registration"
    • On the enrollment dropdown, make sure it states "Visiting Student Program"
  3. Under "Term", select the term you wish to enroll in
  4. Hit the "Select" button to the far right
  5. On the next page, select "Begin Online Registration"
  6. Under "Course Search" there are 2 areas to select:
    • Under "Display" select "Elective"
    • Under "Search Results" click on the "+" sign (left side of class) for the class you wish to enroll.
  7. Click on the "Add" button
  8. Under Selected Courses click on "Proceed to Final Step"
  9. On the next page, click on the "Register/Drop1" button to submit your schedule
  10. On the next page, your classes will be listed under the "Course Schedule" tab

Step 5: Get your Books/Pass your Class

If you would like to lookup or purchase your books you can find them through our ASU-Newport Bookstore at https://asun.textbooktech.com.

Classes start:
Summer 1 classes begin May 23, 2017!
Summer 2 classes begin July 5, 2017!
Fall 2017 classes begin August 21, 2017!

Accessing your classes online:
For many of our classes offered at ASU-Newport will either require portions of the course to be access throughout the week offsite from the internet. ASU-Newport uses Canvas LMS to house its courses. To access this website please use the instructions in the link below.

http://its.asun.edu/accessing-canvas-lms/ 

Step 6: Pay your Bill

Go to mycampus.asun.edu and login.  Click on the link that says "Click here to View/Pay Your Bill" in the middle of the homepage.  Once the page loads, you should see a button that states "Make a Payment".  Select Account and enter an amount to pay.  Follow the instructions based on the method of payment.

Step 7: Get your classes transferred!

When you need your completed courses transferred to your home institution, click here to access the transcript and records request form. Complete and submit the form, and you're all set!

Get Started and Earn a Degree at ASU-Newport

Step 1: Application (time 15-25 minutes)

Simply create an account after clicking on the following link, ASU-Newport Application.  If you have any questions or run into an issue, you can contact us at  .

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. 

Step 2: Submit Required Documents

Please submit the following documents to complete the admission process:

  • Official High School Transcript OR GED scores
  • Proof of two (2) Measles, Mumps and Rubella injections (MMRs)
  • College Entrance Exam Scores (less than five years old)
  • Submit Official College Transcripts from ALL colleges attended

You can submit documents via mail at
ASU-Newport
ATTN: Admissions Office
7648 Victory Blvd.
Newport, AR 72112

Or, you can submit scores or unofficial transcripts via MyCampus.  Click here to learn how to upload documents via MyCampus

For the Office of Admission's forms and resources click here.  If you have questions, please email 

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 thirty 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 call 870-512-7835.
If you need assistance completing the FAFSA, please visit one of the advising/financial aid offices to help you with that process.

Step 4: Student Orientation, Advising

Schedule a meeting with an academic advisor to discuss your plans during your time at ASU-Newport.  Academic advising appointments will be available mid-May through the end of July. When you get advised, you will sit down with an ASU-Newport advisor to establish your path while at ASU-Newport. Also while you are at orientation you will receive an ASUN Student ID, an ASUN student E-mail address, and possibly free stuff! 

New Student Orientation will occur on an individual basis before the Fall 2017 Semester.  Please call the campus you plan on attending, to setup your private New Student Orientation.
Newport: 870-512-7800
Jonesboro: 870-932-2176
Marked Tree: 870-358-2117

Economic Security Report
Employment and Earnings Outcomes of Arkansas’s Graduates from State-Supported Institutions of Higher Education
2016 Economic Security Report PDF 

Step 5: Start-Class!

Summer 1 classes begin May 23, 2017!
Summer 2 classes begin July 5, 2017!
Fall 2017 classes begin August 21, 2017!