New Student Checklist

Before you begin classes, please complete the following important steps as a new student:

Complete Orientation Registration

UA Little Rock Orientation & Transitions
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Register for Orientation at

Apply to live on campus

UA Little Rock Campus Living
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Click here to connect with housing

View on-campus housing options and policies, and complete the application online. You will need your UA Little Rock T # and PIN. Applying early will increase your chances of getting your preferred hall and roommate.

Check out our Living Learning Community option!
Students who join a LLC will take three integrated classes together and are assigned to a floor in UA Little Rock Campus Living with others who share academic goals and interests.

Sign into BOSS & Blackboard

Having trouble logging into BOSS or using your PIN?
UA Little Rock Records & Registration
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Click here to connect with Records & Registration

To find your T#:

  1. go to
  2. select Secure Login
  3. enter Social Security # in User ID field
  4. select Login
  5. your T# will be displayed

To set your BOSS pin:

  1. go to
  2. select Secure Login
  3. enter T# in the User ID field
  4. select Forgot PIN
  5. follow prompts to set a new BOSS PIN

To set passwords for all accounts:

  1. go to
  2. select Secure Login
  3. enter T# and PIN
  4. select Login
  5. select Personal Information tab
  6. select List Accounts & Change Passwords link
  7. locate NetID, email address, and Active Directory account names underneath Account column
  8. select Change Password checkbox next to each account
  9. enter and confirm your new password
  10. select Change Passwords on Change Passwords on Selected Accounts

Blackboard Quick Links:

  1. go to
  2. on the left side, see Quick Links

BOSS – view your academic records; accept financial aid; check your account balance; make a payment; change UA Little Rock system passwords; identify your Academic Advisor; update your personal contact information; acknowledge and update FERPA rights; apply for graduation

Email – official means of communication from UA Little Rock faculty members and administrative offices –  Check this email daily!

Google Drive – keep all of your documents, pictures and files

Google Calendar – keep your daily calendar

Class Search – view & search the class schedules for each semester

My Degree Plan (Degree Works) – view your course recommendations, Academic Advisor’s notes, major degree plan & how many classes left to graduate

Bookstore – search for textbooks at UA Little Rock’s Bookstore

Register Blast – allows you to register to take a test/exam from your professor through Office of Testing Services

Find a Career (Handshake) – allows you to network & search for your career opportunity

Register for Classes – create your class schedule

Submit Required Documents to Admissions

UA Little Rock Office of Admissions
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Click here to connect with Admissions

1. Request official final high school and/or college transcripts from the Registrar at your previous school. Official transcripts can be mailed from the school, sent electronically, or hand-delivered in an unopened official envelope.
2. Send proof of 2 MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) immunizations to Admissions by mail or email
3. Schedule testing at Testing Services at

Apply for Financial Aid

UA Little Rock Financial Aid
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099

Click here to connect with Financial Aid

Step 1: See the options available to help you fund your education on the Financial Aid home page, including federal financial aid and UA Little Rock merit and private scholarships.

FAFSA school code – 001101

Step 2: Complete the YOUniversal application on the ADHE website for state financial aid programs like the Academic Challenge Scholarship.

If you are entitled to the GI Bill, contact the Office of Military Student Success at 501.569.8171 or

Get in the Trojan Spirit

Connect with UA Little Rock on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see all of the exciting things happening on campus! Just search UALR.

Visit the Bookstore to get your official UA Little Rock gear and show your school pride!