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Summer Orientation Advising and Registration – SOAR

Summer Orientation Advising and Registration – SOAR

For admitted freshman: registration required

SOAR refers to Western Oregon University’s Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration program for admitted freshmen. At SOAR, freshmen will attend academic advising with faculty, complete the registration process for fall term courses, learn about valuable campus resources and receive their student ID cards. A detailed agenda is provided below.

The 2018 SOAR dates are:

  • Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018

Freshmen admitted for Fall Term 2018 are required to attend one SOAR program. Students from Hawaii and California are invited to attend SOAR events in their home state (invitations sent in April) and these events are held in May. The Admissions Office will mail SOAR invitation packets to students from all other states in late May, which include registration instructions for the on-campus events.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Hawaii SOAR - Honolulu
  • Hawaii SOAR - Maui
  • California SOAR - Northern
  • California SOAR - Southern

Honolulu

Admitted freshmen from the state of Hawaii are invited to attend WOU’s orientation and registration program on the island of Oahu.

When: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: TBD

Address: TBD

 

Maui

Admitted freshmen from the state of Hawaii are invited to attend WOU’s orientation and registration program on the island of Maui.

When: Monday, May 7, 2018

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: HP Baldwin High School

Address: 1650 Kaahumanu Avenue, Wailuku, HI 96793

Northern California:

Admitted freshmen from the state of California are invited to attend WOU’s orientation and registration program in Northern CA.

When: Date TBD

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek – Contra Costa Room

Address: 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA 94520

Southern California:

Admitted freshmen from the state of California are invited to attend WOU’s orientation and registration program in Southern CA.

When: Date TBD

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort – Park Ballroom

Address: 1855 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

SOAR schedule of events (On Campus)

8:00am – 9:30am

Check-in & Student ID Cards

8:00am – 9:30am

Core of Campus Tours – Optional, departing approx. every 30 minutes

8:15am

Student Enrichment Program Advising Session – students who have been admitted to SEP

9:00am

Student Enrichment Program Information Session – admitted and prospective SEP students

Honors Program Advising/Information Session – admitted and prospective Honors students

PLUS Team Academic Success Panel – Optional

9:40am

Welcome

10:20am – 1:00pm

New Student Orientation & Lunch – students

Information Sessions/Panels & Lunch – family members and guests*

1:55pm

Academic Advising and Web Registration – students

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Student Services Fair

2:30pm – 4:00pm

University Housing Tours and Open House – Optional

*Family/Guest sessions will be offered in both English and Spanish.

 

 

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The Office of Admissions

toll-free at 1877-877-1593 | or e-mail: wolfgram@wou.edu | Location: APSC 408