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Getting Started

Whether you are pursing a degree to transfer to a four-year university or training for a new career, we are here to root for you as you begin your steps of success at Southeast Arkansas College and beyond.

1. Apply! 

Are you ready to take the first step? Create an account. Once completed, you will be able to complete an application.  Your acceptance letter will provide information on activating your student email.

Submit the following:

  • Driver’s License or State ID
  • SEARK Application
  • Immunization Records
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • High School/GED

2. Apply for Financial Aid 

Visit www.fafsa.gov to apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  You may submit your application and use the SEARK school code 014893.  Contact the SEARK Financial Aid Office at finaid@seark.edu or 870-543-5909 for additional information about your financial aid status.

3. Visit the Registrar’s Office 

Visit the Registrar’s Office, Student Services Building Room 145 and have your photo taken.  Once you have completed your registration, you will return to the Registrar’s Office to receive your student id and parking pass.

4. Meet with an advisor

 Visit the Retention and Advisement Office in room 160 of the Student Services Building.  If testing is required, this office will schedule a time for you. If NO testing is required or testing has been completed, you will meet with an advisor to plan your courses for the semester and register. 

5. Orientation

Complete your online registration for the New Student Orientation

6. Payment

Make sure payment for your registered classes is in place.  Payment plans can be setup and managed through your Student Planning account.  Payment is due before the first day of the semester.

7. Go to class!

The number one way to succeed in college is to go to class.