Start Your Orientation Journey

Step 1: Register for Summer Orientation & Registration (S.O.A.R.)

We're excited to welcome you to campus this summer! During S.O.A.R., you'll register for fall classes, meet faculty, and connect with other new students. You'll also meet your Orientation Leaders (OLs)—upper-class students who will help you adjust to college life. 

Check out the schedules for S.O.A.R. and our online map for more information.  

Student Schedule

9:00AM—Check-In and Continental Breakfast (Dining Hall) 

9:15–9:45AM—Drop-In Sessions on First Generation (BLC 101), Transfer (BLC 102), Athletics (BLC 103), and Undecided (BLC 104)

10:00–10:25AM—Welcome (Spears)

10:30–11:25AM—Get to Know the OLs and Classmates (Library)

11:30AM–1:00PM—Lunch—Please use your assigned time to ensure social distancing (Dining Hall) 

11:30AM–1:00PM—Explore the Information Tables (Mall) 

1:05–2:05PM—Meet Your Division and Faculty

2:10–3:10PM—Scavenger Hunt (Gym) 

3:15–3:45PM—Living the College Life (McNair) 

3:15–3:45PM—Connecting as a Commuter (Commuter Lounge) 

3:45–5:00PM—Last-Minute Q&A | Financial Aid | Tuition Accounts | Scheduled Appt for Advising (Library) 

Parent & Family Schedule

9:00 AM—Registration and Continental Breakfast (Dining Hall) 

9:15–9:45AM—Parent and Family Meet and Greet (Library)

10:00–10:25AM—Welcome (Spears)

10:30–10:55AM—The Role Parents and Families Play in Professional and Academic Success (Spears)

11:00–11:25AM—Health and Safety (Breed 103)

11:30AM–1:00PM—Lunch—please use your assigned time to ensure social distancing (Dining Hall) 

11:30AM–1:00PM—Explore the Information Tables (Mall) 

1:05–1:45PM—Hear from Parents, Families, Students & Alums about the CC Experience (Breed 103)

1:50–2:25PM—Beyond the Books: Dining Services, Religious Life & Student Affairs (Spears) 


2:35–3:10PM—Financial Aid Information (Breed 103)

3:15–3:45PM—Tour of the Residence Hall (McNair) 

3:15–3:45PM—Commuter Life (Commuter Lounge) 

3:20–5:00PM—Last-Minute Q&A | Financial Aid | Tuition Accounts (Library) 

Register for one of the following in-person dates: 

  • Thursday, June 24 (Full) 
  • Friday, June 25 (Full) 
  • Friday, July 23 (Full; Waitlist Available) 
  • Friday, August 6 (Details Coming Soon) 

Register for S.O.A.R. Now 

Step 2: Join Us for Virtual Events

We'll also provide you with virtual S.O.A.R sessions throughout the summer to ensure you're ready for success this fall. Follow the instructions below to download our apps and set up your email.

Step 3: Save the Date for Fall Orientation 

You'll also attend a fall orientation before you begin class. More information to come, but be sure to save the dates!

  • Thursday, August 19—Move-In Day  
  • Friday–Saturday, August 20-22—Orientation