Transfer Orientation
(SOAR) 2018

The Transfer Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program (SOAR) welcomes new transfer 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

Friday, August 17, 2018

Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. in Bartels Hall, the campus center lobby. More details to come, check back soon!


  • 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 fall. 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.

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Note: Students will receive an email from the University with their login information 2-3 business days after paying their enrollment commitment fee.

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What Is Transfer SOAR?

2018 Transfer SOAR Schedule

Time Event Location
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Veteran Student Check In Bartels Campus Center, Lobby
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Check In Bartels Campus Center, Lobby
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Veteran Student Welcome Bartels Campus Center, Student Dining Room
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to Student Life Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Campus Connections Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Orientation Group Time
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair Beckerman Recreation Center
12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. Digital Campus
Introduction to Registration, How to Pay Your Bill, Campus Card and Blackboard, Charger Connection
Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Deans Welcome and Orientation
Arts and Sciences
Henry C. Lee

Kaplan Hall, Room 207
Bartels Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
Kaplan Hall, Room 208
Gehring Hall, Room 301
2:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register for Classes
Start Your Career Adventure
Dodds Hall
Gehring Hall, Room 301