SOAR Schedule

Student 2-Day Program

Below is an outline of what students will experience while on campus:

Day 1

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.


9:00 a.m.    Welcome & Introduction to Academics
9:30 a.m. - Noon     Academic Assessments
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Becoming a Star, Resource Fair & Peer Advising
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Dinner & Evening Reflection
7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Campus Community Building

Day 2

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Faculty
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Success Workshops, Register for Classes & Lunch
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Community Panel
4:15 p.m. Depart Campus

Family Program

Family members are encouraged to join their students for a half-day Orientation Program taking place in the morning on Day 1 for the date their student is registered to attend.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Presentations from Campus Departments and Q&A time
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Offices Open For Business

What To Do Now

Register Online

Each orientation session has a limited number of students that can participate.  Please RSVP by the deadline listed for each session.  Please note that SOAR sessions often close before the registration deadline – so you are encouraged to RSVP ASAP as we take registrations on a first come, first registered basis!

If you have questions about SOAR, please contact the Dean of Students Office at (708) 524-6822 or send an email to