How to import .shp file

Discussion created by lacdcnm on Apr 1, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 15, 2011 by vmod32
I have a .shp file with associated .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .xml, and .shx files that were created in ArcView.  How do I import these into ARCGIS so that I can use them as a layer in a map I want to make?