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Summer Orientation Advising and Registration - SOAR

What is 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 take the math placement test, attend academic advising with faculty, complete the registration process for fall term courses, learn about valuable campus resources and receive their student ID cards.

The 2014 SOAR dates are:

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
  • Friday, July 11, 2014
  • Saturday, July 12, 2014
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014

Freshmen admitted for Fall Term 2014 are required to attend one of the SOAR programs. The Office of Admissions anticipates mailing SOAR packets, which will include program registration instructions and Block Schedule information, in the middle of May. Students will register for SOAR and rank their Block Schedule preferences using their WOU Portal.

Hawaii SOAR

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

Honolulu

When: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time: Check-in from 12pm to 1pm, Event from 1pm - 4pm

Location: Hilton, Waikiki Beach

Maui

When: Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: Check-in from 6pm to 6:30pm, Event from 6:30pm to 9pm

Location: HP Baldwin High School

California SOAR

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

Northern California:

When: Monday, May 12, 2014

Time: Check-in from 6pm to 6:30pm, Event from 6:30pm to 9pm

Location: Crowne Plaza, Concord, CA

Address: 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord, CA 94520

Southern California:

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Time:Check-in from 6pm to 6:30pm, Event from 6:30pm to 9pm

Location: Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, Anaheim, CA

Address: 1855 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802

For more information concerning (SOAR),

Please contact the Office of Admissions toll free at 1-877-877-1593 (ext. 1).
or e-mail wolfgram@wou.edu

SOAR 2014 tentative schedule of events   

7:20 a.m.

Check-in & Student ID Cards – For Students required to take both the Biology Placement Test and the Mathematics Placement Test

8:00 a.m.

Administration of Biology Placement Test & Core of Campus Tours for Family Members/Guests

8:15 a.m.   

Check-in & Student ID Cards - For students taking the Mathematics Placement Test or only the Biology Placement Test

Advising Session for Students Admitted to the Student Enrichment Program (SEP)

9:00 a.m.    

Check-in & Student ID Cards - For students not taking the Mathematics or Biology Placement Test

Administration of Biology Placement Test & Mathematics Placement Test

9:15 a.m.     Honors Program Advising/Information Session, Student Enrichment Program (SEP) Information Session & PLUS Team Academic Success Panel   
9:50 a.m.     Welcome & Financial Aid Update   
10:30 a.m.    

New Student Orientation & Lunch (students)

Information Sessions/Panels and Lunch (family members and guests)

1:55 p.m.    Academic Advising and Web Registration (students)    
2:00 p.m.     Student Services Fair & Choices/Changes Session (family members/guests)    
2:30 p.m.     University Housing Tours and Open House   

For more information

Contact

The Office of Admissions toll-free at 1-877-877-1593 | or e-mail: wolfgram@wou.edu
Location: APSC room 408

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