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.
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
We are thrilled that you've decided to come to Lyon College! Your $250 deposit guarantees a place in next year's class.
Arkansas Students are encouraged to complete the YOUniversal App—recipients could receive up to $14,000 over 4 years.
complete the youniversal app
After depositing, be on the lookout for an email with information about logging into Lyon's online community. You'll use your Lyon email to access essential tools for your success.
Advising for the Fall 2020 semester will begin in Spring 2020. During Scots Week (August 9-16), you'll register for classes, meet with your advisor, and attend orientation sessions. Look for emailed details in the coming weeks about an online experience that will help you learn more about Lyon, prepare for orientation, and sign up for an advising appointment! After incoming freshman and transfer students move in, parents will participate in parent orientation programming and a farewell dinner.
Wednesday, July 29
Move-in day for Football
Thursday, August 6
Move-in day for Band, Cross Country, Soccer, Spirit Squads, and Volleyball
Saturday, August 8
Move-in day for all remaining new Freshman and Transfer students
SCOTS Week (required orientation week for all new students)
Secure your spot on campus now! 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.
The Housing Form for Fall 2020/Spring 2021 will open in March 2020. If you have questions, please contact the Director of Residence Life Sh'Nita Mitchell.
Make your adjustments to college easier by joining us for Sneak Peek Day, where you'll meet your roommate, visit your dorm room, and get help connecting to campus WiFi! Registration and dates for Sneak Peek Day will be announced in the Spring 2020 semester.
Please send your official final transcripts and official test scores to the Office of the Registrar by Friday, July 24.
In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, as Amended, Lyon College will not release your grades, schedules, financial aid, or billing information to parents, spouses, or others, unless you give permission. If you would like to grant or update permissions, fill out this form.
update your ferpa preferences
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
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
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
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