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Transfer SOAR/Spring SOAR


Spring SOAR: Friday, January 10, 2020

Register for SPRING SOAR

You can register for SOAR on your Student Portal. If you have forgotten your password, click on the “Forgot Your Password?” link.


Spring SOAR takes place on Friday, January 10, 2020 and is a required full-day orientation program for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Spring 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 SPRING SOAR?

Spring SOAR is required for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Spring 2020.

Should students still attend SPRING SOAR if they have already attended an orientation program at a previous institution?

Spring SOAR is required for all incoming Day undergraduate students starting at Augsburg University in Spring 2020 regardless of attendance at an orientation program at a previous institution. Spring 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. Spring SOAR will also address concerns and answer questions students may have specifically about transitioning to Augsburg University.

Should students still attend Spring SOAR if they will be commuting to campus?

Spring SOAR is designed for all incoming students, regardless of their resident or commuter status.

What do students need to do prior to attending Spring SOAR?

  1. First, all incoming students need to register for their fall classes with the Office of Academic Advising prior to attending Spring SOAR. To schedule an appointment, please check your email account for invites.
  2. Next, all incoming students need to meet with a Financial Aid Specialist. To make an appointment, contact Student Financial Services at 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.
  3. 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 or 612-330-1025.

What should students bring to SPRING SOAR?

Comfortable walking shoes.

Can parents or siblings attend SPRING SOAR?

Spring SOAR is specifically designed for incoming students, however parents and siblings are welcome to explore the Augsburg campus and surrounding community or leave while their student participates in the Spring SOAR program.

When and where is check-in for Spring SOAR?

7:30 a.m. in Hagfors Center.

When does Spring SOAR end?

Approximately 12:30pm.

Where can students park during Spring SOAR?

Students may park free of charge in Augsburg University Parking Lot L during the hours of Spring SOAR. A map of campus showing Parking Lot L can be found at

When do students who will be living on campus for Spring 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 or 612-330-1526.

Need accommodations?

Any student with a disability-related concern in regards to Spring SOAR should contact the CLASS/Disability Resources Office at or 612-330-1053. Contacting CLASS two or more weeks prior to Spring SOAR will help ensure that all necessary arrangements will be available.

As previously noted, during Spring 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 or 612-330-1053.

For more information about the CLASS/Disability Resources Office, please visit

Additional questions?

Please contact Campus Life at or 612-330-1100 for all questions and concerns regarding Spring SOAR.