New Student Orientation (SOAR)

Congratulations on joining us at the University of New Haven.

Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) is our exceptional winter orientation program, which all new students attend. SOAR is a great time to meet your classmates, learn more about academic and student life at the University, receive your class schedule, and more.

Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Monday, January 15, 2018
Time Event Location
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Resident Student Check-In Bixler Hall, Lobby
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brunch Bartels Hall, Marketplace
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dinner Bartels Hall, Marketplace
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m Game Room Activities Bergami Hall, Game Room

Tuesday, January 15, 2018
Time Event Location
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bookstore Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Campus Card Available Bookstore
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check-In Bartels Hall, Lobby
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Veteran Student Welcome Bartels Hall, Moulton Lounge
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome New Students Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Campus Connections Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge
10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. College Curriculum Presentations
  • College of Arts and Sciences - Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge
  • College of Business - Bartels Hall, Moulton Lounge
  • Tagliatela College of Engineering - Buckman Hall, Room 120
  • Henry C Lee College - Gehring Hall, Room 301
11:45 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair Beckerman Recreation Center
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Digital Campus
  • Registration Overview
  • How to Pay Your Bill
  • Campus Card and Blackboard
  • Charger Connection
Dodds Hall, Bucknall Theater
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Buckman Hall, Various Locations
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Start Your Career Adventure Gehring Hall, Room 301
5:00 p.m. – 7:00p.m. International Student Reception

This is a mandatory event for new students with F-1 or J-1 student visas. Appetizers will be served.

Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge