What Will I Miss if I Do Not Attend SOAR?

Quotes from Students:

“At SOAR I was able to become acquainted with potential future classmates. It was an enlightening experience and succeeded in making me feel comfortable with how my social transitioning will be as a whole.” Freshman SOAR Session Twelve Participant

“I was able to meet people in my small group that are also in my major. The Niner Night program was also a lot of fun. It was great to check out all of the different activities to be a part of at UNC Charlotte.” Freshman SOAR Session One Participant

“My advisor worked with me and was able to find me more credits than I expected, as well as answered all of my questions completely.” Transfer SOAR Session Two Participant

“During the SOAR day, all of the staff was welcoming and quite informative and friendly.” Transfer SOAR Session Seven Participant

“SOAR provided me the opportunity to be able to see the campus and meet with advisors to understand what steps were required to correctly register for the upcoming semester.” Fall Transfer SOAR Session Participant

Students who attend the SOAR program experience an easier transition to UNC Charlotte. The experience that you will have at SOAR is much more than a campus tour. During your SOAR experience you will:

  • Register for the upcoming semester
  • Meet with an academic advisor within your major department
  • Take the required placement exams
  • Receive your student I.D.
  • Connect with important campus departments, such as Housing and Financial Aid.

In addition to connecting with campus resources and your academic department, SOAR also provides you with an opportunity to begin acclimating to the university community. During your SOAR day, you will be assigned to an Orientation Counselor to assist you with any needs you might have. You will also have the opportunity to interact with fellow incoming new students.