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Admissions

Spring

All students are required to attend a SOAR session prior to enrolling in classes. SOAR sessions are led by current Georgia Southern students who will be a great resource for you to ask questions of and show you what it means to be a Georgia Southern student! You will also be able to meet with your academic advisor, who will advise you on which classes have been selected for your first semester.

Statesboro Campus

SOAR Session Dates

SOAR will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at approximately 4:00 p.m. and occurs on the first floor of the Russel Student Union.

  • Session 1: December 20th, 2019
  • Session 2:  January 10th, 2020*

*Students who have not registered for SOAR by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8th will be processed as a walk-in at SOAR on January 9th.


SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee: $55.00
Includes: Orientation Program Guide, SOAR t-shirt, lunch, and trained staff to assist with your transition.

Family/Guest Fee: $25.00 first guest, $10.00 each additional guest.
Includes: Orientation Program Guide,  SOAR t-shirt, lunch, and trained staff to assist with your transition, and the opportunity to learn more about the Parent & Family Association.

The Family/Guest fee does not include overnight accommodations. If you need overnight accommodations, you may contact the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Their toll-free lodging reservation line is 1-800-568-3301 or click here for a hotel listing.

Information about making changes to your SOAR reservation, and the SOAR Cancellation/Refund Policy can be found here.

Armstrong Campus

SOAR Session Dates

SOAR will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at approximately 4:00 p.m. and occurs on the second floor of the Student Union.

  • Session 1: December 20th, 2019
  • Session 2:  January 9th, 2020*

*Students who have not registered for SOAR by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8th will be processed as a walk-in at SOAR on January 9th.  


SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee: $55.00

Includes: Orientation Program Guide, SOAR t-shirt, lunch, and trained staff to assist with your transition.

Family/Guest Fee: $25.00 first guest, $10.00 each additional guest.
Includes: Orientation Program Guide,  SOAR t-shirt, lunch, and trained staff to assist with your transition, and the opportunity to learn more about the Parent & Family Association.

The Family/Guest fee does not include overnight accommodations. If you need overnight accommodations, you may contact the Savannah Visitor Information Center. Their toll-free lodging reservation line is 1-800-568-3301 or visit their website at http://www.visitsavannah.com

Information about making changes to your SOAR reservation, and the SOAR Cancellation/Refund Policy can be found here.

Liberty Campus

SOAR Session Dates

SOAR will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 1:00 p.m. and occurs on the Liberty Campus. The first 30 minutes of each session are for check-in and the student services browse. Most students will wrap up prior to the end time noted.

  • Session 1: December 16, 2019
  • Session 2: January 8, 2020

SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee: $30.00
Includes: Orientation Program Guide, SOAR t-shirt, refreshments, and trained staff to assist with your transition.

Includes: Orientation Program Guide, lunch, and trained staff to answer questions.

Information about making changes to your SOAR reservation, and the SOAR Cancellation/Refund Policy can be found here.

Last updated: 3/9/2020

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