New Undergraduate Students
SOAR 2020 - Spring Semester

The Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program (SOAR) welcomes all new undergraduate students to our campus community!

This page is designed to help you understand what will take place at SOAR and answer some basic questions about the program.

Dates and Program of Events

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. in Bartels Hall, the Campus Center Lobby.

Schedule of Events listed below.


  • Learn about the various campus resources available to you.
  • Learn more about student life and how to get connected on campus.
  • Interact with the dean and students from your academic program.

Register for SOAR!

Our interactive Road Map for New Undergraduate Students shows you everything you need to do before classes this spring. This is where you're learn about all the steps you need to complete to officially become a Charger - including registration for Orientation (SOAR)! Click the button below to get started.

Register Now In Your Road Map!

> Questions or Problems?

Deposited students will receive an email when the Road Map and Orientation registration is active.

What Is SOAR?

2020 Student SOAR Schedule

Monday, January 20, 2020
Time Event Location
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Resident Student Check-In Bartels Student Activity Center
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Placement Testing Center for Student Success
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Brunch Bartels Campus Center, Marketplace
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner
All students on the meal plan will swipe during dinner
Bartels Campus Center, Marketplace
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m Game Room Activities Game Room, Bergami Hall
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time Event Location
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Campus Card Available Bookstore
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Check-In Bartels Campus Center, Lobby
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Veteran Student Check-In and Welcome Bartels Campus Center, Moulton Lounge
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Welcome New Students Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Campus Connections Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. College Curriculum Presentations College of Arts and Sciences - Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
Pompea College of Business - Bartels Campus Center, Moulton Lounge
Tagliatela College of Engineering - Buckman Hall, Room 120
Henry C Lee College - Gehring Hall, Room 301
School of Health Sciences - Maxcy Hall, Room 226
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair Beckerman Recreation Center
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Digital Campus
Registration How to Pay Your Bills and FERPA Campus Card and Blackboard Charger Connection
Dodds Hall, Bucknall Theatre
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
Start Your Career Adventure
Buckman Hall, Various Locations
Gehring Hall, Room 301