Students Path

To become a part of UALR Concurrent Enrollment there are three simple steps:

STEP 1: Apply if you are a student of a participating high school

STEP 2: Admissions Process  

UALR Concurrent students take UALR courses offered on the partnering high school campuses. UALR offers Concurrent Enrollment through a number of Arkansas high schools. High School Concurrent Enrollment students who meet the admissions and registration criteria are eligible to enroll in UALR courses offered on their high school campuses. To be admitted, student must meet at least one of the following:

  • Complete at least 50 percent of the state-recommended college preparatory courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Achieve a minimum overall high school grade point average of 3.0
  • Achieve a minimum composite score of 21 on the ACT.  As an alternative, students may complete the entire COMPASS battery (Math, Reading, Writing) with a minimum reading sub-score 88.

STEP 3: Registration Process 

Once a student has applied and been admitted, he or she is cleared to register for courses. Registration varies by high school, so please stay attune to your high school’s registration processes.

There are also test score requirements for registration in specific courses (noted below):

All courses require a minimum reading score of 19 on the ACT or comparable scores on SAT, COMPASS, PLAN, or EXPLORE.

ACT minimum test score requirements for math, science, and computer science courses:

19 Reading

21 Math

ACT minimum test score requirements for English, history, and non-math courses:

19 Reading

19 English/Writing

Click here for more course test score requirements

Returning Students 

Important Announcement!!!!

Hello and WELCOME ! UALR is proud that you have elected to take part in the Concurrent Enrollment Program. We want to wish you all the best in the first steps toward a higher education.

Below are the necessary steps to accessing your student account.

In order to access your account, you will need to go to
boss.ualr.edu and click on “Secure Log in.”

To log into boss, you will need the user Trojan ID ( T#) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN). If you do not know either of those numbers, you can put your SS# in the user ID portion, and it will populate your T#.  After that,  you will be prompted to enter your PIN. If you do not know your PIN, you can click on “forgot PIN.”  It will then prompt to answer security questions (the same questions you set when applying). After successfully answering the questions, you will reset your PIN.  Make sure you make a note of this new PIN. If you forget it, you must follow the previous steps again.

Once you have access to BOSS, you can access transcripts, the student account, and grades. You can even pay your bill from there!!

Remember too, if at any time you need assistance, you may follow the directions at that link provided. If all else fails, please call (501) 907-6306 for assistance.

Role

The CE student’s role is to study, learn, and appreciate the beginning of the adventure into college life. The primary concern of the student should be to utilize the CE program and the courses offered to its full potential. This can and will allow students a more successful and focused acclimation into on campus college life.

Responsibilities

  • Review and understand expectations in student guide.
  • Review, understand, and follow the course syllabus.
  • KNOW important dates!
  • Complete online application process (correctly)
  • Check your BOSS account periodically.
  • Keep accurate records to ensure accuracy of transcript
  • Review future graduate plan for credit transferability with the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)
  • STUDY!!!!