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Spring 2022

Register for SOAR 2020

NOTE: Registration for Spring 2022 admits will not open until late October 2021. Check back soon!

All students are required to attend either an in-person or virtual SOAR session prior to enrolling in classes. Please select your campus to learn more about your requirements and orientation sessions.

NOTE: Readmit and post-baccalaureate students do not have a SOAR requirement. Also, if you are coming in as a new dual enrollment student please visit here for your next steps.

Statesboro Campus

SOAR Session Dates & Times

  • In-Person Session- Wednesday, December 15th (Time TBA)
  • Virtual Session- Friday, December 17th (Time TBA)
  • In-Person Session- Friday, January 7th (Time TBA)

SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee Structure:

  • In-Person Session- $50/student
    • Includes: Continental Breakfast, lunch, Georgia Southern swag, print materials, and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session- $30/student
    • Includes: Virtual platform, Georgia Southern swag (mailed home), and trained staff to assist your transition.

Guest Fee Structure:

  • In-Person Session- $15/guest
    • Includes: Continental Breakfast, lunch, and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session- free
    • Includes: Virtual platform and trained staff to assist your transition.

Complete Your Enrollment Checklist

As you prepare for your first day of classes, we want to make sure you are completing all the necessary steps to be successful and have a smooth transition. Some items are time-sensitive and can directly impact your enrollment. Review the enrollment checklist for your start term and let us know if you need any assistance!

Armstrong Campus

SOAR Session Dates & Times

  • In-Person Session- Thursday, December 16th (Time TBA)
  • Virtual Session- Friday, December 17th (Time TBA)
  • In-Person Session- Saturday, January 8th (Time TBA)

SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee Structure:

  • In-Person Session- $50/student
    • Includes: Continental Breakfast, lunch, Georgia Southern swag, print materials, and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session- $30/student
    • Includes: Virtual platform, Georgia Southern swag (mailed home), and trained staff to assist your transition.

Guest Fee Structure:

  • In-Person Session- $15/guest
    • Includes: Continental Breakfast, lunch, and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session- free
    • Includes: Virtual platform and trained staff to assist your transition.

Complete Your Enrollment Checklist

As you prepare for your first day of classes, we want to make sure you are completing all the necessary steps to be successful and have a smooth transition. Some items are time-sensitive and can directly impact your enrollment. Review the enrollment checklist for your start term and let us know if you need any assistance!

Liberty Campus

SOAR Session Dates & Times

  • In-Person Session- Friday, December 17th (Time TBA)
    or
    Virtual Session- Friday, December 17th (Time TBA)
  • In-Person Session- Thursday, January 6th (Time TBA)

SOAR Registration Fees

  • In-Person Session – $30/student
    • Includes: One light meal, Georgia Southern swag, print materials, and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session – $30/student
    • Includes: Virtual platform, Georgia Southern swag (mailed home), and trained staff to assist your transition.

Guest Fee Structure:

  • In-Person Session- $10/guest
    • Includes: One light meal and trained staff to assist your transition.
  • Virtual Session- free
    • Includes: Virtual platform and trained staff to assist your transition.

Complete Your Enrollment Checklist

As you prepare for your first day of classes, we want to make sure you are completing all the necessary steps to be successful and have a smooth transition. Some items are time-sensitive and can directly impact your enrollment. Review the enrollment checklist for your start term and let us know if you need any assistance!

Fully Online Programs

Your SOAR Commitment

Students that have been admitted into fully online programs demonstrate to Georgia Southern an intent to enroll and commitment by registering for a SOAR date. This SOAR date is set to the first day of classes as online students do not have a formal SOAR event to attend. Once you register for that commitment date, your academic advisement team will be notified and begin informing you of next steps specific to your program.

  • First day of classes & SOAR Committment Reservation: January 10, 2022

SOAR Registration Fees

Student Fee: $0.00, no formal program; students are required to register to show commitment.


Complete Your Enrollment Checklist

As you prepare for your first day of classes, we want to make sure you are completing all the necessary steps to be successful and have a smooth transition. Some items are time-sensitive and can directly impact your enrollment. Review the enrollment checklist and let us know if you need any assistance!

  • Complete your commitment to Georgia Southern by officially registering for the fully online programs SOAR through your Admissions Status Check Page on the orientation tab. Remember, there is no formal event and this is just dated as the first day of classes.
  • Complete “New Student Online Orientation” in the Services Section of MyGeorgiaSouthern portal. All modules are required to be completed. You do not have to complete it all at once – you can pause your progress, and your information will be saved, allowing you to return at any time.
  • Submit the FAFSA – If you want to be considered for federal or state student aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Engage with your academic advisor– after you commit to Georgia Southern through your SOAR reservation, keep an eye out for an email from your program/academic advisor to discuss next steps relevant to your program of study.

Last updated: 7/20/2021