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SOAR for new students

Scottsdale Orientation, Advising and Registration

SOAR is mandatory for all students who are new to college and are seeking a degree or taking general studies courses. 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 and select your first semester classes.
  • Register for your first semester classes.
Before you attend SOAR:
  • Set up your MEID (username) and password at or at the SCC Welcome Center. Call 1(888) 994-4433 if you need help with your MEID.
  • Bring your placement test scores.
  • Bring a photo ID such as a Driver’s License, State ID or Passport.
  • Bring your MEID and password to register at SOAR.
  • No appointment is needed. Expect to be in the session approximately 3 hours.
SOAR Schedule (Updated as of: July 31, 2014)
July 7 – August 21
  • Monday – Thursday. Session begins at 9:45am.
  • Monday – Thursday. Session begins at 11:45am..
  • Monday – Thursday. Session begins at 1:45pm.
    • Location: SB 175 (Closest parking: Parking Lot E)
Friday Sessions Added! August 8, 15 & 22
  • Session begins at 9:45am.
  • Session begins at 11:45am.
    • Location: SB 175 (Closest parking: Parking Lot E) 

For locations, please see Campus Map: