Step 3 - Orientation & Advisement

ALL students:

New college students:

ATTEND A SOAR SESSION* (includes Advisement & Registration)

  • All new students must attend SOAR (Scottsdale New Student Orientation, Advising & Registration) to get advised and register for classes. (2 1/2 hour session)
  • Use your MEID and password to create a SOAR appointment
  • If you will be under 18 at the time of registration, the Financial Responsibility and Consent Form must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian to be eligible to register at SOAR
  • Form can be found here: my.maricopa.edu/under-18-financial-responsibility-and-consent

Students with prior college credit:

MEET WITH AN ADVISOR & register for classes
Academic and Career Advisement Center (SC-130), (480) 423-6539

  • Bring unofficial transcripts of all college coursework completed to meet with an academic advisor in the Academic and Career Advising Center.
  • To see an advisor: Monday & Tuesday are Walk-in days; Wednesday through Friday by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled at scottsdalecc.edu/appointments
  • After meeting with an advisor, register for classes:
    • Online: Log in to your online Student Center page at my.maricopa.edu and select ‘Add a Class’
    • In-Person: Complete a registration form and submit it to Admissions and Records
    • By Phone: Call (480) 423-6100