Admitted Students: Jonesboro, AR (NYITCOM-Arkansas)

We look forward to seeing you on campus. Before you begin your studies, here is a quick to-do list:

Step 1: Confirm Your Enrollment


All students must confirm their full participation according to NYITCOM Technical Standards. To accept your seat in the entering class, please submit your $1,500 nonrefundable tuition deposit and return the Acceptance Reply Form before the deadline stated in your acceptance email by following these instructions:

  1. Activate your my.NYIT portal.
    Go to and enter your NYIT ID Number, Last Name/Surname, fill in the Captcha and click Submit. Follow all the prompts and activate your NYIT account that gives you access to the Student Service HUB to confirm enrollment, pay your tuition deposit, and more.
    *For more information on how to set up your account review the pdf attached to your acceptance email.
  2. Submit your deposit.
    • Log in to My.NYIT
    • Click on “Student Service Hub”
    • Click on “My Student Account”
    • Select “My Account”
    • Then select “Make a Payment” on the left
    • Look for the “Tuition (Enrollment) Deposit” tile and click “View Details”
    • A window to right will come up where you enter the amount as $1500. Under the term, you will select “Term 2023 – 2024”
    • Select “Add to Payment” then “Continue”
    • On the next page choose your payment method and then choose “Continue”
  3. Complete the Acceptance Reply Form. Click on the link and follow the prompts. After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation email.

Step 2: Complete Your FAFSA


Complete your 2023–2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at It is important to use NYITCOM's code: E00546.

Step 3: Get Your Immunizations


The State of Arkansas requires proof of two immunizations for MMR (MUMPS, RUBELLA & RUBEOLA/MEASLES) prior to registration for classes. MMR records must be provided by a licensed physician, health department, military service or an official record from another educational institution in Arkansas, acknowledging the vaccine type and dates of vaccine administration. Proof can be emailed to, faxed to 870.680.8800 or mailed to: NYITCOM at Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 119, State University, AR 72467.

Step 4: Submit Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination


NYITCOM requires the COVID-19 vaccination and booster for all medical students. Please submit proof of the completed dose schedule and booster dose of your COVID-19 vaccination no later than two weeks after submitting your Acceptance Reply Form. You will submit your COVID-19 vaccination via this portal.

All other immunization documents will be submitted as instructed on the Admitted Student page.

If you have questions related to submission of proof of COVID-19 vaccination, please send your questions to

Step 5: Baptist Memorial Health Care Partnership (Optional)


New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine – Arkansas (NYITCOM-Arkansas) has partnered with Baptist Memorial Health Care to help train future doctors.

The agreement identifies up to 25 NYITCOM medical student positions that will be dedicated specifically to students who want to train at Baptist Memorial Health Care facilities during medical school.

Students selected to participate in the program will have some designated opportunities through the Baptist Memorial Health Care system during their first and second year, and participants will execute their year three and year four clerkships at one of Baptist's 22 hospitals. In subsequent years the program can increase up to 50 students in the Baptist-NYITCOM cohort.

Students are selected for the Baptist Memorial Health Care Partnership program in January of their first year of medical school. Information sessions about the Baptist Memorial Health Care Partnership program will be offered in the fall for interested students.



The purpose of the D.O./Ph.D. program is to develop well trained osteopathic physician-scientists through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates medicine and the life sciences, delivered through a combination of medical school and graduate school courses combined with in-depth research experiences. NYITCOM expects to admit two to three students per year to the combined D.O./Ph.D. program and is committed to providing the students with financial support for all years. The curriculum and training of students will utilize a standard 2–3/4–2 model in which the admitted students will pursue their medical education in years 1–2 (preclinical) and in years 6–7 (clinical). Ph.D. training will take place in years 3–5/6, as well as over the summers. If interested in applying to the D.O./Ph.D. program, required materials are listed below.

The following materials will be obtained from your AACOMAS application:

  • Transcript(s)
  • MCAT scores
  • Letters of recommendation

Additional application materials to be submitted with the D.O./Ph.D. application:

  • Essay
  • CV
  • Additional letters of recommendation from research mentors may be submitted, but are not required.

Selected candidates from the applicant pool will be interviewed by the Program Director and admissions committee members.

The link to the online D.O./Ph.D. application will be provided to you in your acceptance email. The deadline to submit the application is April 15, 2023. After that date, please contact to discuss your interest in the program with the program director, Dr. Michael Hadjiargyrou.

Step 7: Make Your Housing Arrangements


NYITCOM has partnered with Arkansas State University to offer two on-campus housing options to our students: The Circle Apartments, a five-minute walk from Wilson Hall, offer one bedroom/one bath and two bedroom/two bath units that are fully furnished, have full kitchens, and include all utilities including cable and wireless internet. The Village Apartments, another on-campus facility, has limited housing for students who will be bringing a spouse and/or children with them. For more information on student housing, visit the Arkansas State University Office of Residence Life.



  1. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended are required prior to Orientation. The undergraduate/graduate university granting your degree must state the degree and date conferred on the final, official transcript. After you have confirmed your enrollment, visit your “Student Service Hub” for missing documents. Choose the “My Tasks” tile to see your To Do List items. If you have any To Do List items or a Hold, click on each individual item for information and instructions, including which department to contact to resolve the item. Please allow some time for the transcript and CBC "To Do List Items" to be updated.

    Please send any updated or missing official transcripts not submitted to AACOMAS directly to NYITCOM. Students completing their degree in May 2023, or after, should check that the conferred degree appears on the transcript prior to ordering it. They can be sent either electronically to or mail to:

    NYITCOM Office of Admissions
    Serota Academic Center, Room 203
    Northern Boulevard
    P.O. Box 8000
    Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000

  2. Criminal Background Check – all matriculated students are required to submit a Criminal Background Check. An email will be sent at a later date with instructions.

Step 9: Student Services


HEALTH INSURANCE: You will receive information from the Office of Student Administration after April 1, 2023. Students admitted prior to April 1, 2023 and before June 1, 2023 will have 14 days to submit required forms. Students admitted after June 1, 2023 will have 7 days to submit forms.

ORIENTATION: You are required to attend orientation to learn about the curriculum, student services and campus life; get to know your future classmates, faculty and staff; and get ready for life in medical school. Information about orientation will be forthcoming in Spring of 2023.

SUPPLIES: You will be given a list of supplies you will need before the beginning of class. These supplies include, but are not limited to, medical equipment (paid for by the students) and scrubs and white coat (both paid for by NYITCOM). Students will be contacted about ordering these items.

Step 10: Pay Your Tuition Bill


All payments are due to New York Tech by April 15, 2023. Learn how to pay your tuition bill. Payments for optional NYITCOM at Arkansas State University services such as housing, meal plans, and parking are due as indicated by A-State.