New Student Checklist

New UA Little Rock students can view this helpful list and get ready for the upcoming semester. If you have any questions about these important steps, contact us online or call 501-916-3000. You can also check into Qless, UA Little Rock’s virtual check in service at the ASK Desk.

Apply for Financial Aid

UA Little Rock Financial Aid
Donaldson Student Services Center, 2nd floor

FAFSA school code – 001101

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.
Step 2: Complete the YOUniversal application on the ADHE website for state financial aid programs like the Academic Challenge Scholarship.
Step 3: Visit to learn about options available to help you fund your education, including federal financial aid and UA Little Rock merit and private scholarships.
If you are entitled to the GI Bill, contact the Office of Military Student Success early on to ensure you receive all the benefits available to you.

Set up Your Student Account

UA Little Rock Bursar (Student Accounts)
Student Services Center, Suite 120

View your account balance in BOSS to pay in full, or set up an installment payment plan (fall and spring semesters only). Visit the Bursar’s website for payment deadlines and to view the frequently asked questions.

Choose Your Meal Plan

Dining Services

Check out meal plans for commuter students and students who live on campus.

Get Advised and Register for Classes

UA Little Rock Academic Advising

Academic programs at UA Little Rock are grouped within three colleges. You will be advised in the advising center of one of these colleges. Your advisor will contact you about making an advising appointment, so check your UA Little Rock email and/or phone for a message. If you do not hear from your advisor, please contact the Trojan Transition and Assistance Center at or 501-916-3000 for assistance in connecting with your advisor.

Register for classes

  1. Log in to BOSS at using your student ID, or “T number”, provided in your welcome email. If you’re logging in for the first time, click “forgot pin” to set your 6-digit personal identification number.


2. Once your logged in, click on the “Student Services” tab, then click the “Registration” link.

3.  Select “Register/Search for classes” link, and then determine the course term. Once you choose the appropriate term you will be brought to the class search page.

4. Choose your subject from the list provided and click the Course Search button. A list of courses should appear at this point. You will need to click on the View Sections button next to the course you are interested in registering for to view all the available meeting times for that course.

5. Click on the checkbox of the class(s) you want to take. Once you have made your selection, click the “Register” button below the search results.

Get your Trojan ID

Donaghey Student Center

The Trojan ID Card is the official name for your UA Little Rock student ID card (note: this card shows your photo, ID number, and library number). You can get your Trojan ID Card at the Information Center, located on the bottom floor of the Donaghey Student Center (DSC) directly across from the Bookstore.

There is no fee to obtain your first card. New Students must be registered for classes prior to making their first Trojan ID.

Get your Parking Pass

Public Safety

Students and employees who wish to park a vehicle on campus must first register their vehicle with the UA Little Rock Police Department. To register your vehicle, you will need to know your T-number, make, model, basic color of your car and license plate number.

Apply to live on campus

UA Little Rock Campus Living

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 in to BOSS & Blackboard

BOSS is your one-stop, online system for access to:

  • Set your password for your UA Little Rock email
  • View outstanding financial aid requirements
  • Accept offered financial aid
  • Register for classes
  • Pay your bill
  • Check your grades

Blackboard Student Support can help you find your T#, BOSS pin & help you reset your passwords. Be sure to check out Blackboard quick links, to the left of for links to Google Suite (Email, Calendar, Drive, Forms), Class Search, Bookstore and Registration.

Helpful Resources

Student success is the number one strategic goal for the university, the campus community, and our students. View more information about tutoring, the Care Team, and various campus and community resources.