SOAR into the new academic year

Posted May 17 2023
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The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management has announced its fall 2023 New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) program.

The following sessions and respective student groups are scheduled.

  • Saturday, June 24, Athletics, Band, and Choir
  • Saturday, July 8, College of Business and College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Saturday, July 15, College of Education and John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture
  • Saturday, July 22, undeclared majors and students who missed previous dates

All SOAR sessions are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Joshua I. Smith Center for Education and Natural Sciences. Students will use this time to register for classes and learn about campus resources. 

Parking is available at the Beacom-Lewis Gymnasium. 

To be eligible to attend SOAR, the Office of Admissions must have a record of your paid orientation and housing fees:

  • Traditional, on-campus students: $195 (please select Room Key and Room Reservation Fee options)
  • Commuter students: $105 (please select Matriculation and Orientation Fee option

For information, email

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