Transfer SOAR is two parts:
Pick Up Materials
Fri, Aug 28 from 8am – 8pm
Students will select a 20-minute time slot to come to campus and pick up important information, including their Student ID, Auggie Pass, and more.
- Transfer SOAR I – Tues, Sept 1 from 8 – 11:30am
- Transfer SOAR II – Tues, Sept 1 from 1 – 4:30pm
- Transfer SOAR III – Tues, Sept 1 from 6 – 9:30pm
Register for Transfer SOAR
What is Transfer SOAR?
Transfer SOAR takes place on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 and is a required orientation program for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Fall 2020 designed to help with the transition to Augsburg. Students will learn about university resources and services; have a chance to ask questions; meet fellow students, faculty, and staff; and discover why being a part of the Augsburg community is so rewarding.
Are students required to attend Transfer SOAR?
Transfer SOAR is required for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Fall 2020.
Should students still attend Transfer SOAR if they have already attended an orientation program at a previous institution?
Transfer SOAR is required for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Fall 2020 regardless of attendance at an orientation program at a previous institution. Transfer SOAR is a succinct orientation program that will offer students the “nuts and bolts” of Augsburg University, but will not focus on broad transition issues that would be covered in previous orientation programs. Transfer SOAR will also address concerns and answer questions students may have specifically about transitioning to Augsburg University.
Should students still attend Transfer SOAR if they will be commuting to campus?
Transfer SOAR is designed for all incoming students, regardless of their resident or commuter status.
What do students need to do prior to attending Transfer SOAR?
- First, all incoming students need to register for their fall classes with the Office of Academic Advising prior to attending Transfer SOAR. To schedule an appointment, please check your email account for invites.
- Next, all incoming students need to meet with a Financial Aid Specialist. To make an appointment, contact Student Financial Services at studentfinances@augsburg.
edu or 612-330-1046 or you can schedule an appointment online by clicking HERE. Student Financial Services also takes day-of walk-in appointments during business hours. Note: Make sure your FAFSA has been completed and has been sent to Augsburg University.
- Transfer students should visit the Admitted Transfer Student webpage and make sure they have attended to all of the information shared on the page. For questions, contact Academic Advising at email@example.com or 612-330-1025.
What should students bring to Transfer SOAR ON FRi, Aug 28?
When you come to campus on Friday, August 28, if you have a face covering, bring one and wear it over your nose and mouth. If you do not have a face covering, one will be provided to you to wear.
Where can students park during Transfer SOAR ON FRI, AUG 28?
Students may park free of charge in Augsburg University Parking Lot L during the hours of Transfer SOAR. A map of campus showing Parking Lot L can be found at augsburg.edu/about/map.
When do students who will be living on campus for Transfer SOAR 2020 move into their residence hall?
Students will receive information on their specific move-in date and time from the Department of Residence Life. For additional move-in questions, or if you wish to learn more about how to live on campus, please contact Residence Life at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1526.
If do not have a laptop or reliable internet FOR THE TRANSFER SOAR ONLINE SESSIONS, what do I do?
You will be asked on your registration form whether or not you want to check out a free laptop or a free wireless hotspot from the Library. If you do so, the Library will be in contact with you in the days before Transfer SOAR about how to pick this technology up. You are able to keep this technology during the course of the pandemic for any other online requirements you have at Augsburg.
If you have questions, you can email email@example.com.
Any student with a disability-related concern in regards to Transfer SOAR should contact the CLASS/Disability Resources Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1053. Contacting CLASS two or more weeks prior to Transfer SOAR will help ensure that all necessary arrangements will be available.
As previously noted, during Transfer SOAR students will have the option to participate in a walking campus tour. Any student with a disability-related concern about participating in this activity should contact the CLASS/Disability Resources Office at email@example.com or 612-330-1053.
Please contact Campus Life at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1100 for all questions and concerns regarding Transfer SOAR.