First-Year Orientation (SOAR) - Fall 2020

More information to come in the Spring of 2020.

Congratulations on joining us at the University of New Haven - Your Success Starts Here!

Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) is our exceptional overnight orientation program, which all new students must 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.

2020 First-Year SOAR Dates:

  • Monday & Tuesday, June 15 - 16
  • Thursday & Friday, June 18 - 19
  • Monday & Tuesday, June 22 – 23
  • Thursday & Friday, June 25 - 26
  • Thursday & Friday, July 9 – 10
  • Monday & Tuesday, July 13 – 14

Planning Ahead

When arriving to campus, please enter through the main entrance of the University at 300 Boston Post Road.

Here's what to bring:

  • Pack clothes for both days; comfortable shorts and pants are recommended
  • Wear comfortable shoes; you will be on your feet a lot
  • Pack sheets and a pillow (or a sleeping bag), towel, toiletries, fan and an alarm clock

Hotel reservations for families attending Family Orientation (if applicable)

Shuttles Schedule to the New Haven Train Station (Union Station). Shuttles will run every 30 minutes Union Station ONLY:

  • SOAR Day 1: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • SOAR Day 2: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.