SOAR Schedule

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SOAR is a two-day, overnight program for UDM freshmen.  Note: attendance required both days.  See below for the typical SOAR schedule.


Time Event Location / Presenters

8:00 - 9:00 am REGISTRATION Student Center, Lobby and Fountain Lounge
Continental Breakfast, Ballroom, 2nd Floor

8:00 - 8:30 am MASS (optional) St. Ignatius Chapel,
Commerce & Finance Building

9:00 - 9:30 am OVERVIEW Student Center Building, Ballroom 2nd Floor
Monica Williams, Dean of Students
WELCOME Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., President   

9:30 - 9:45 am MEET YOUR ORIENTATION LEADER Student Center, Fountain Lobby

9:45 - 11:00 am ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST See Lab Assignment

11:15 - 12:15 pm MATH PLACEMENT TEST See Lab Assignment

12:15 - 1:00 pm LUNCH Student Center Building, Second Floor, Titan Dining Room

1:00 - 2:15 pm PLACEMENT TEST


See Lab Assignment
PARKING & ID Student Center, First Floor, Titan Information Center

2:15 - 3:15 pm PLACEMENT TEST


See Lab Assignment

All Computer Labs-  Engineering, College of Health Professions and Commerce and Finance

SURVEY Computer Labs

3:30 - 3:50 pm PARENT CONNECTION Student Center Building, Ballroom, 2nd Floor

4:00 - 5:00 pm CAMPUS LIVING

Student Center Building, Ballroom, 2nd Floor


University Ministry

Career Education Center

Crime Prevention

Financial Aid

Living on Campus

Detroit Prevention and  Awareness in the Community (DPAC)                  

5:00 - 6:00 pm DINNER OUTSIDE PICNIC (Student Center, Fountain Area)

6:00 - 7:00 pm SPEED MEETING

Student Center Building, Ballroom, 2nd Floor

7:00 - 9:00 pm

9:00 - 11:00 pm

Activities: Getting Involved on Campus (Outside fun!)

Movie in the Student Center Building, Ballroom, 2nd Floor


Time Event Location

8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Student Center Building, Ballroom, 2nd Floor

8:30 - 10:00 am ADVISING REGISTRATION Engineering Building, Computer Lab

10:00 - 11:30 am ADVISING REGISTRATION Engineering Building, Computer Lab

11:30 - 1:00 pm CHECK OUT BBQ LUNCH Student Center, Fountain Area and Lobby

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