Virtual New Student and Transfer Orientation (VSOAR) - Fall 2021

VSOAR is designed to provide you with a seamless transition to the University community while connecting you with your fellow classmates and sharing valuable information. Please know we are committed to creating a vibrant and engaging VSOAR experience for you and your classmates.

Upcoming Events   |   Videos

Highlights of VSOAR:

  • Learn about the various campus resources available to you.
  • Get an inside look at student life and how to get involved on campus.
  • Interact with the dean of your academic school or college and students from your major.

Upcoming Events - Don't Miss Out!

Time Event
Tue., July 20
Thu., July 29
7 p.m.
"I Am the First" — Helping First-Generation Students Navigate College

Are you the first person in your family to attend college? These two sessions are for you. These sessions aim to work with students to understand the college process from social, academic, and financial perspectives. Students will also learn the necessary skills for achieving academic and personal success.

Aug. 4, 1 – 5 p.m.
Aug. 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Commuter/Off-Campus Student Connection

As a commuter or off-campus student, we know it is challenging to navigate campus the first day of class. Join us on campus, and let us help you put your mind at ease. Meet other commuters and off-campus students; make new friends; and get a tour of the campus, including finding the location for your classes, parking, and other important resources you will need to succeed as a student. You will also have the opportunity to meet your commuter assistants.

Register Aug. 4    Register Aug. 5
Tue., Aug. 10, 7 p.m. Introduction to Academic Support Resources: Achieving Your Definition of Academic Success

We understand the high school experience looked different for every student coming to University of New Haven. Some of us excelled in high school, and for others, it was challenging. The Center for Student Success and Center for Learning Resources will guide you through an interactive presentation on the academic support and strategy-based initiatives available to students at the University. Together, the University will help you create your action plan for success and will support you in reaching your goals.

Wed., Aug. 11, 6 p.m. Dining On Campus 101

Are you curious about the dining venues on campus? Do you want to know how the meal plan works? Do you want to meet our dietician? Then this session is for you! You will have the opportunity to learn more about the different dining venues on campus, where they are located and what they serve. You will also learn about how to use your meal swipes, Dining Dollars and Charger Cash.