Now, what should you do next? We've outlined the next steps of your admissions process in the list below. Complete each action in the order listed, and you'll be ready for college in no time!
If you have any questions throughout this process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lyon College awarded $10.7 million in institutional scholarships & aid last year—99 percent of last year's incoming freshmen received scholarships and other forms of financial aid to help subsidize their education. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at fafsa.gov using your FSA ID for electronic signatures (available at fsaid.ed.gov).
file your fafsa
Arkansas Students are encouraged to complete the YOUniversal App—recepients could receive up to $14,000 over 4 years.
complete the youniversal app
We are thrilled that you've decided to come to Lyon College! Your $250 deposit guarantees a place in next year's class. You can send us your deposit in any of the following ways.
Office of Enrollment Services
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, Arkansas 72501
During SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) you'll register for classes, meet your freshman advisor, and attend orientation sessions. This year, we have six SOARs planned—May 31, June 14, June 28, August 2 (football only), August 8 (cross country, cheer & dance, soccer, and volleyball only), August 15 (the day before move-in day).
register for a soar session
Complete The College Student Inventory—your results will be used to plan a program of support services.
Complete the csi survey
In this group, you can chat with other members of your class, find friends with common interests, and even plan your dorm room before you come to campus in the fall!
find your classmates on facebook
Trust us when we say it's better to live in a college dorm than in your car—this step is important, and if you want to live in premium housing, like the newly constructed or pet-friendly residence halls, you'll need to act fast! Those residence halls have limited spaces.
register for housing
Your campus email is your lifeline while at college. Through it, you'll learn about upcoming events and important campus news as well as communicate with your professors, classmates, and Lyon staff and administration. Your login credentials will be sent in a letter from the Office of Admissions. If you misplace any of this information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (870) 307-7250 or email@example.com.
check your email
Please send your official final transcripts and official test scores to the Office of the Registrar at least two weeks prior to your scheduled SOAR date.
Health and Wellness will safely store your required immunization records. If you need them in the future, we can easily provide them for you. Once you are on campus, visit us for your Health and Wellness needs.
submit your records
If you love learning foreign languages but don't want to take introductory classes again, this form is for you! Answer a few questions in Spanish or French, and the foreign language faculty here will place you in a course that's at your level.
Spanish Placement Exam | French Placement Exam
Please take note of the following deadlines for each SOAR session:
May 31 SOAR | May 17 Test Receipt Deadline
June 14 SOAR | May 31 Test Receipt Deadline
June 28 SOAR | June 14 Test Receipt Deadline
August 2 SOAR | July 19 Test Receipt Deadline
August 8 SOAR | July 19 Test Receipt Deadline
August 15 SOAR | August 1 Test Receipt Deadline
If you'd like to know what's happening in Lyon's social scene, you'll want to download the Lyon app. Here, students advertise club meetings and events, seek lost items, Greek life events, and more. You will use your Lyon email to create an account.
download the mobile app
The Patient Portal facilitates better communication with Lyon's Health and Wellness office by providing convenient 24/7 access from the comfort and privacy of your own space.
visit the patient portal
Class assignments, readings, and discussions—you'll need this platform to succeed academically. Your login credentials will be sent in a letter from the Office of Admissions once you have registered for classes. If you misplace any of this information, please contact Leca McKenzie at 870.307.7361 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
check out schoology
Through MyLyon, you can review your grades, request transcripts, and more. Look for your login credentials in a letter from the Office of Admissions. If you misplace any of this information, please contact Leca McKenzie at 870.307.7361 or email@example.com.
Congratulations! You will be a part of the fighting Scots! Along with the above steps, student athletes are required to complete these additional four steps. Make sure to complete these, so you can play for the Scots! For more information, check out the Student Athlete Checklist. Go Scots Go!
Time to make it official! Register with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). This will include submitting your official transcripts and ACT/SAT scores.
Please include a copy of your insurance card if applicable.
complete the athletic insurance form
We are excited to have you on campus and want to learn more about you. This questionnaire helps.
Complete the student athlete questionnaire
Lyon College requires all student athletes to have a completed physical form and insurance form on file in the athletic trainer's office before participating in any organized physical activity, like practice or games. Your physical must be dated after June 1, 2019.
Submit physical form
*As of May 1, deposits are non-refundable.
Lyon is more than just a college. It's a community distinguished by its academic curriculum, unique honor and social systems, and award-winning professors.