SOAR: Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration for Transfer Students

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What is SOAR?

SOAR: Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration.  This one-day session allows new transfer students to become familiar with life at UDM by touring university facilities, meeting other new transfer students, and registering for first semester classes with an academic advisor.

When is SOAR?

SOAR for transfer students is Thursday, July 14

During SOAR you will:

Meet your Academic Advisor

During SOAR, you’ll have the chance to meet with an academic advisor, who will help you plan your undergraduate course work, leading to a degree in your chosen field.

Register for the Fall Semester

Your academic advisor will assist you in registering for fall semester courses and you will leave with your official schedule.

Campus Experience 

Experience what life at UDM is all about by touring the campus and facilities. Get familiar with campus before starting classes, to help ease the transition. Meet current UDM transfer students in an informal session to ask questions and hear about their experiences as new transfer students.  Also, meet and visit with other new transfer students while enjoying a continental breakfast and lunch.  

View the Transfer Student Orientation Schedule here!

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We get it! The transition to a new institution can be a difficult one. We are here to make this the best experience for you. If you have questions about admissions, financial aid, the tuition payment plan, on-campus housing, SOAR, academic advising, registering for classes, health services – or anything else – please call the Office of Admissions at 800-635-5020 or