Admissions

Spring 2018 International Students

SOAR Session Date for International Students
January 4-5, 2018


Arrival

Depending on when your flight arrives, you may need to spend the night at an airport hotel. A list of Savannah/Hilton Head Airport hotels can be found here.


What to Expect
  • Lots of energy! Our program is power-packed with information, fun, and spirit! Be ready to SOAR!
  • Outstanding Administration, Faculty, Staff and Students to assist you.
  • A different climate. Usually cool.  Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, bring an umbrella, and a jacket.
  • Be prepared to learn a lot. Bring a pen and paper. Prepare for advisement prior to SOAR.

Parents

If parents are traveling with you, they are encouraged to attend. There will be morning and afternoon presentations specific to parent needs. An additional charge of $35 for the first guest and $10 for each additional guest will apply to cover the cost of materials and meals.


Change of Major

If you need to change your major, complete the information update form by clicking on the Change Major link.

Click here to Update Information and Change Major


Reservation

Student Fee: $95.00

Includes: Early move-in to residence hall (if living on campus), Orientation Program Guide, The Blue & White Student Handbook, SOAR T-shirt, some Meals, and trained staff to assist with your transition.

Family/Guest Fee: $35 for the first guest and $10 for each additional guest.

SOAR Reservation Process:

  • Click on the reservation link below.
  • Enter your last name, date of birth, and last 4 digits of your Eagle ID number. Click the “Get Admissions Status Information” button.
  • Don’t know your Eagle ID? It’s included with your acceptance packet.
  • In the Orientation Information tab, click on the “SOAR Online Reservation Form” link.
  • Follow the instructions by selecting a SOAR session and completing your reservation with a credit card payment.

Refunds are available with written cancellation at least three business days prior to the scheduled session. All refunds are subject to a $10 processing fees and you may send your written request to orientation@georgiasouthern.edu.


Confirmation

Accessing your SOAR Confirmation Letter:

  • After reserving your SOAR session, return to the Admissions Status Check page.
  • Enter your last name, date of birth, and last 4 digits of your Eagle ID number. Click the “Get Admissions Status Information” button.
  • In the Orientation Information tab, click on the “Confirmation Information” link.  Print your two-page confirmation letter.  To access the second page, click on the “Detailed Information” link in the top right corner of the first page.

Last updated: 10/11/2017

Orientation P.O. Box 8096 Statesboro, GA 30460 (912) 478-7627 orientation@georgiasouthern.edu