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SOAR for new students

Scottsdale Orientation, Advising and Registration

SOAR is a mandatory 3-hour program for all students who are new to college and are seeking a degree or certificate, or taking general studies classes. All recent high school graduates must attend SOAR, even if you took college classes while in high school. 

At SOAR you will:
  • Meet other new students.
  • Speak with & ask questions to current students.
  • Learn of the various resources & services available to new students.
  • Meet with an advisor.
  • Select and register for your first semester classes*.

*Students must register for class prior to the first class meeting.

Required items for SOAR:
  • Printout from the Testing Center of your English, Reading and Math placement test scores (no pending scores)
  • Photo ID such as a Driver’s License, State ID or Passport
  • Your MEID and password
SOAR Schedule
 May 18 – August 20, 2015* 
  • Mondays – Thursdays: Session begins promptly at 10:00am. 
  • Mondays – Thursdays: Session begins promptly at 3:00pm.  
Weekend Sessions 
  • Friday, August 14, 2015: Session begins promptly at 10:00
  • Friday, August 21, 2015: Session begins promptly at 10:00am.
  • Saturday, August 22, 2015: Session begins promptly at 10:00am.

Location: LIB 463 (Formerly LB 103) (Closest parking: Parking Lot D) 
Take a look at the campus map to assist with parking and  directions: