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

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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 my.nyit.edu and select "First-Time Users and Password Reset." This will activate your New York Tech email and give you access to NYITConnect to confirm enrollment, pay your tuition deposit, and more.
  2. Submit your deposit.
    • Select the tile entitled "NYIT Connect: Students" and login.
    • Under "Finances" choose "My Account."
    • Under the "Your Account" box, select "Click here to make a payment."
    • Next to "Tuition (Enrollment) Deposit" choose "View Details."
    • Enter the amount, $1,500, select Term 2022–2023 from the dropdown menu, and then "Proceed."
    • Choose "Checkout," select a payment method and continue checkout.
    • On the next screen, enter your payment information.
  3. Complete the Acceptance Reply Form and send as a PDF to the NYITCOM Office of Admissions at comadm@nyit.edu. Other formats (jpeg, tiff and others) cannot be accepted.

Step 2: Complete Your FAFSA

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Complete your 2022–2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available at studentaid.gov. It is important to use NYITCOM's code: E00546.

Step 3: Get Your Immunizations

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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 comjbregistrar@nyit.edu, 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

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Submit proof of the completed dose schedule of your COVID-19 vaccination no later than April 1, 2022. Details regarding how to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be shared in January 2022.

Step 5: Baptist Memorial Health Care Partnership (Optional)

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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.

Step 6: D.O./PH.D. IN MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (OPTIONAL)

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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 March 15, 2022. After that date, please contact DOPhD@nyit.edu to discuss your interest in the program with the program director, Dr. Michael Hadjiargyrou.

Step 7: Make Your Housing Arrangements

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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.

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Step 8: ADMISSION DOCUMENTS

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  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, please check your "To Do List" under the "NYIT Connect: Students" tile for any missing documents needed by the NYITCOM Office of Admissions. Please allow 5 business days for the "To Do List" to be updated.

    Please send any updated or missing official transcripts not submitted to AACOMAS directly to NYITCOM. Students completing their degree in May 2022, or after, should check that the conferred degree appears on the transcript prior to ordering it. They can be sent either electronically to comadm@nyit.edu 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

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HEALTH INSURANCE: You will receive information from the Office of Student Administration by May 1, 2022 with a due date of June 1, 2022 for submitting 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 2022.

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

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All payments are due to New York Tech by April 15, 2022. 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.