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Southern’s Orientation, Advisement, and Registration

About Virtual SOAR

SOAR is Georgia Southern’s new student orientation. During SOAR you will learn about university’ policies, register for classes, and meet other students. There will be no in-person SOAR session for Spring 2021 students. New students will attend SOAR via Zoom. This online event will match the date and time you registered for. You will receive an additional email after you register. This will be a combination of online modules, videos, and live webinars. Orientation is mandatory for all new students.

How to Register

To register for your Virtual SOAR, log into your Admission Status Check Page, click on the “Orientation” tab at the top of the page, and follow the link to our reservation website. You will then select your SOAR session.

Spring 2021

Are you READY!??! Students starting in the spring (January 2021) will be able to register for SOAR on October 22nd. Visit the Admission Status Check Page’s Orientation tab on that date to register. Spring SOAR will be entirely virtual due to the impact of COVID-19.

Summer & Fall 2021

Students starting classes in the summer or fall of 2021 will be able to register for SOAR in February. Check back for more information closer to that date.


If you have any questions at all, email us at orientation@georgiasouthern.edu.