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SOAR: Summer Orientation, Advising & Registration Program

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SOAR: Summer Orientation Advising & Registration

Each incoming student must  RSVP to attend one of our SOAR sessions.

  • Friday, June 12
  • Saturday, June 20 
  • Saturday, July 11
  • Friday, July 17

At SOAR you will be able to

  • Receive your fall course schedule;
  • Meet your INSIGHTS instructors;
  • Meet your FIG Group ;
  • Learn about UC Programs; and
  • Finalize your financial aid and student account.

Space is limited at each session so be sure to RSVP today.

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Resources & Directions

  • UC Campus Housing: Do you need a place to stay the night before orientation?  If so, join us on campus!  We have many incoming students who choose to come to campus the evening before and get experience living in our residence halls.  If you would like to stay on campus the night before your SOAR session, please be sure to indicate this on your RSVP form.

  • Cumberland Inn:  Do you have a loved one who is traveling with you and needs a place to stay the night before SOAR?  If so, check out the Cumberland Inn.  Operated by the University, the Inn has wonderful accommodations, an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a free continental breakfast.   Be sure to mention UCPREP when you make your reservation for our new student discount!

  • UC Visitors Guide

For more information regarding SOAR, please contact the UC PREP program chairs at the information listed below.

Dr. Emily Coleman
Student Success Coordinator

Dr. Michelle Dykes-Anderson
Student Success Coordinator

Dr. Tom Fish
Dean of Undergraduate Studies