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Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR)

Welcome to the family!

Congratulations on your decision to attend Marian University. The next few years will be among the most exciting and memorable of your life.

Your next step in becoming a Marian Knight is to attend one of our SOAR programs. At SOAR, you will learn important information you need to thrive at Marian, register for your first semester of classes, and get to know other new students, current Marian students, and faculty members.

Students entering in the Spring 2018 term

Your SOAR program will take place on January 4, 2018. Please note, this is the same day as KnightQuest. If you have not yet completed KnightQuest before arriving, you can do so in the morning before SOAR begins at 10:30 a.m.

Students entering in the Fall 2018 term

We offer four SOAR sessions from which you can choose. Register as early as possible to reserve a spot for your preferred date. Depending on the date you select, you will join us for either one full day or two days.

  • For the one-day program, plan to be on campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • For the two-day programs, plan to arrive at 9 a.m. on day one and leave after 1 p.m. on day two. You will staying overnight in a campus residence hall.

Note: Do not register for a SOAR session unless you can to attend the entire event on that date. You will be asked to come back for another SOAR program if you leave early. SOAR is a requirement to enroll and move-in. 

SOAR programs for freshmen and transfers entering in Fall 2018 are on the following dates. Please click here to register for SOAR.

  • April 20, 2018 (one-day program)
  • June 11 and 12, 2018 (two-day program)
  • June 28 and 29, 2018 (two-day program)
  • July 23 and 24, 2018 (two-day program)

During SOAR, you will:

  • Connect with your future classmates, current students, faculty, and staff.
  • Hear from faculty about what to expect in your classes.
  • Find out about student services and resources that will help you succeed.
  • Meet with your academic advisor and register for classes.
  • Have all of your questions answered​​.

 Preparing for SOAR

To ensure you are ready for your SOAR program, please review the information found in the menu on the right side of this page.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions! We’re eager to help you throughout your journey in becoming a Marian Knight!

For More Information

Email soarmu@marian.edu
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