Frequently Asked Questions


What should I do first? 

If you have not already signed up for a ROAR Registration Appointment, please call 479-788-7400 or email to set up your appointment date and time.   

Your advisor will help you with the steps to access your MANE Event.   


Will I have the opportunity to interact with other students during the MANE Event? 

Yes!  We are setting opportunities or you to interact with other students.  Watch for more information about these opportunities.   


Should I follow the ROAR on Social Media? 

YES!  This is critical this year.  We will be sharing important information on our social media pages about the MANE Event as well as announcements from the university.  We encourage you to also follow the university's official pages.

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Is MANE Event New Student Orientation Required for All First-Time Entering Freshmen?

Yes!  It is proven that students who attend orientation are more likely to be successful and complete their program of study.  Your success is important to us!  We take great pride in planning an event that will prepare you to walk in your first class with confidence and provide you with the best possible opportunity for success!


Why Should I Attend the MANE Event New Student Orientation?

The transition from high school to college can be challenging whether or not you are a recent high school graduate.  The Mane Event is an opportunity to interact with representatives from the college of your major, current, and new students and to prepare to register for your classes.  It is also an opportunity to learn new things about the university that you might not have known!


Do I Have to Pay for My Classes at the ROAR Registration or MANE Event New Student Orientation?

No, you do not have to pay for your classes on your ROAR Registration date or your Mane Event date.  There are established payment deadlines that can be viewed here.

Make sure you have your Financial Aid in order and be aware of payment deadlines.  If you have any questions regarding Financial Aid, email


Will I Need My Username and Password During Mane Event New Student Orientation?

Yes!  You MUST change your password in the Portalguard Management System before your ROAR Registration appointment and the MANE Event. 

Your username and password will be required to access your MANE Event.


Where Will Mane Event New Student Orientation be held?

2020 Mane Events will be held online in order to comply with CDC recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Your advisors will give you access to your online event during your ROAR Registration Appointment.   


Are Parents Required to Tune in to My MANE Event?

No, parents are not required to attend.  However, parents are invited and welcome to view with you.  We provide parents with plenty of time to ask questions.


What If I Have Decided to Change My Major?

Taking the correct classes for your major is important to your success.  Some majors have introduction classes that should be taken in the first semester.  If you have decided to change your major, please contact the ROAR at 479-788-7400 or email us at  If you do not call ahead, majors can be changed during your ROAR Registration Appointment.


When and Where Do I Get My Student ID?

You will have the opportunity to get your Student ID made when campus reopens.  Please watch for emails notifying you when the campus opens.


When will I register for my classes? 

 Students will have a one-on-one advising appointment called ROAR Registration Appointment with their assigned assigned ROAR advisor. 



What is the UAFS Promise? 

The UAFS Promise is a fixed tuition rate plan for students who stay on track to graduate within the designated timeframe for their declared major. For more information visit the UAFS Promise webpage. 


When do I sign up for the UAFS Promise? 

Students can sign up for the UAFS Promise during their initial advising appointment as part of their ROAR Registration Appointment at the university. During that meeting, they will be informed of the requirements of the program and sign a commitment for the program.



We know you may have many more questions, and we encourage you to return to the MANE Event homepage or send an email to the ROAR First-Year Advising Center at