EMU students and professor Judy Mullet discuss classes
Your time at SOAR can be meaningful in many ways! Meet your professors and start building a relationship before you’re even in class.

Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

May 15-16, 2015 and June 13, 2015

SOAR is a time to prepare for life at college. You’ll register for fall classes, talk to professors and staff, tour campus, ask questions, review academic requirements, and meet other new students coming to EMU – maybe even your future roommate. Don’t miss this program – it’s the beginning of your transition into college!

First-year students

Register here for May SOAR (May 15-16, 2015)
Registration deadline for May SOAR is May 6.

Register here for June SOAR (June 13, 2015)
Registration deadline for June SOAR is June 3.

Unable to attend?

Transfer students

Register here for June SOAR (June 13, 2015)
Registration deadline for June SOAR is June 3.

Unable to attend?

May schedule

Friday, May 15, 2015

5 – 6 p.m. Check-in
6 – 7:15 p.m. Dinner
6:45 p.m. Tour (optional)
7:30 p.m. Opening session, admissions welcome
7:45 p.m. Parent session, student activities
8:30 p.m. Refreshments and late-night activities

Saturday, May 16, 2015

8 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and check-in
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Morning session, registration instructions
9:30 a.m. Student advising begins (students only)
9:30 - 12:00 p.m. Financial assistance, business office, information fair,
EMU ID and New Student Directory photo, university bookstore open,
see residence halls, campus tour, parent sessions
11:30 - 1 p.m. Lunch
What to bring: athletic shoes for Friday activities, casual clothes and that’s it! Pillow, blanket, sheets and towels are provided.

June schedule

Saturday, June 13, 2015

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and check-in
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Opening session, registration instructions
10:30 a.m. Students activities, parent panel
11:15 a.m. Student advising begins (students only)
11:30 – 1 p.m. Lunch
11:30 – 2 p.m. Financial assistance, business office, information fair,
EMU ID and New Student Directory photo, university bookstore open,
see residence halls, campus tour, parent sessions