SOAR Reservation

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After paying your deposit, you should immediately make a reservation for SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) with your Admissions Counselor. SOAR is a two-day, overnight event at which you will:
  • Meet fellow classmates
  • Confirm your housing assignment
  • Complete course placement assessments
  • Attend informational sessions
  • Select classes in consultation with your Academic Advisor
You and your parent/guardian will also meet with your Financial Aid Counselor to review your financial aid package and ensure you are ready for fall check-in. 
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Spring 2019 SOAR dates:


January 14 - 15  (Mon/Tues)
SOAR Event Highlights:
DAY ONE - Monday, January 14, 2019
9:00am-12:00pm  New Students Arrive Robbins (library)
12:00pm Lunch Duke Dining Hall
2:00pm Placement Assessment Taft
3:00pm-5:00pm Advising/Registration Faculty offices
DAY TWO - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
 9:00am SOAR - Orientation (new students MPR (Duke Dining Hall)
 DAY THREE - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
 8:00am  Classes Begin  
 A full schedule of events are available on pages 7-9 of the SOAR Guide.
Please contact the Admissions team at (919) 497-2521. We look forward to SOARing with you!
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