Welcome to Georgia Southern University’s Office of New Student & Family Programs!

SOAR, Southern’s Orientation, Advisement, and Registration, is required for all new undergraduate students.


Are you interested in serving at 2019 SOAR Leader? 

SOAR Leaders serve as role models and mentors to incoming students while representing Georgia Southern University at each SOAR session throughout the Summer of 2019. The SOAR Leader role is a unique opportunity for you to make an impact in the Georgia Southern community and further your leadership potential. We are looking for the best and the brightest student leaders from across campus that feel they would make an incredible addition to our 2019 SOAR Leader Team!

To apply to our Armstrong Campus SOAR Leader Team, please click here

To apply to our Statesboro Campus SOAR Leader Team, please click here

Deadline to apply is Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 11:59p.m. We look forward to seeing your application! 


At SOAR you’ll be able to:

  • Meet with your academic advisor and register for classes
  • Learn how Georgia Southern differs from your previous school (high school or college/university)
  • Discover campus resources and student life opportunities
  • Develop skills to succeed at Georgia Southern University


And also get answers about:

  • Professors’ expectations
  • What classes transfer to Georgia Southern University
  • Academic advisement and registration
  • On-campus living, and off-campus housing
  • Campus activities and organizations


While you’re at SOAR, you’ll also have a great time getting to know your new classmates!

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