New Student Orientation
SOAR - Student Orientation, Advising & Registration days provide helpful information about the campus, policies, financial aid, book ordering, student life, and e-Services. You will meet one-on-one with an advisor to discuss class selection and end the day with registration for classes.
Students must complete the following:
Step 1. Complete the online pre-SOAR module.
Step 2. Submit the Completion Form.
Step 3. Choose your campus below. Select and register for a SOAR session by completing the RSVP form on your campus page.
Step 4. Mark SOAR date on your calendar.
Agenda for SOAR Day
8:30 a.m. Accuplacer Testing
10:00 a.m. Check-in
10:30 a.m. Orientation Session
11:30 a.m. Lunch
Noon Individual Advising and Registration sessions begin
***You will receive a letter from the Admissions Office with information about acceptance, orientation, registration, and completing the Accuplacer Assessment.
If you are a student enrolled in a
completely online program and do
not plan to use any on-campus
services, you may choose to
complete the online orientation
modules via the Minnesota West
online orientation page.