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Engineering Focus Weekend for Sophomores at ASMSA

January 11 - January 12

- Free

Engineering Focus Weekend

Friday, January 11th and Saturday, January 12th

As an Arkansas high school sophomore (with at least a 3.25 GPA), you’re invited to stay overnight in the ASMSA Student Center in Hot Springs as a guest of one of our student Community Leaders.

Only prospective students will be allowed to stay overnight on campus.Family members will need to make their own arrangements.

Make plans to arrive by 6pm on Friday and stay through breakfast on Saturday morning. Should you need to make other accomodations, please contact Valerie Carpenter in admissions at carpenterv@asmsa.org or 501-622-5116.

Students will start their Saturday with a two-hour engineering activity hosted by faculty member Shane Thompson (from 9-11am) before meeting up with their family members for an admissions presentation, campus tour, and lunch in the ASMSA Dophin Bay Cafe. Lunch will be provided at no cost to all family members.

All activities are scheduled to conclude by 1 pm.

Qualifications: You must currently be a sophomore in an Arkansas high school, have at least a 3.25 GPA, and sign up for only 1 focus weekend.

What to bring:

  • Clothing
  • Personal items
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Overnight Permission Form

There is no charge to attend, but space is limited!


Follow these steps to get registered:

Step 1: Reserve a Male or Female Student ticket for your sophomore (which covers Friday and Saturday activities).

Step 2: Reserve a Family Member ticket for every member of your family that will be attending on Saturday so that we can get a good count for lunch.

Step 3: Fill in the blanks (as prompted) that are required for each ticket member.

Step 4: Check the emailed ticket confirmation you’ll receive for accuracy.

Step 5: Complete the Overnight Permission Form, Permission to Treat Form, and the Rules in Brief Form in the links below and bring with you on January 11th. You may scan in the completed forms and email it back to admissions@asmsa.org.

Overnight Permission Form

Permission to Treat Form

Rules in Brief Form


Questions? Email us at admissions@asmsa.org


200 Whittington Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901 United States
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200 Whittington Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71901 United States
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