EMU students and professor Judy Mullet discuss classes
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Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

Thanks for your patience as we update this page with 2016 SOAR information. Registration links will be available in the near future.

May 20-21, 2016 and June 18, 2016

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!

May schedule

Friday, May 20, 2016

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 21, 2016

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 18, 2016

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
11:30 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