SOAR is a required event that helps you get ready to start college. It’s also a lot of fun!
SOAR 2020 Dates
June 11-12, June 15-16, June 18-19, June 22-23, and June 25-26
By logging in to your Applicant Status Page, you will be able to reserve your spot for SOAR after completing your Schedule Planning Form.
SOAR Fee: $150. This fee covers all student meals and snacks, student materials, lodging, and activities. Family and guest meals are not included in this fee, but meals may be purchased on site.
Note: If you have a conflict that will prevent you from attending SOAR, it is important that you contact our office at as soon as possible.
At SOAR, you will:
- Meet your Orientation Leader (an upper-class student who will work with you at SOAR and into the fall semester) and your academic advisor
- Get your class schedule
- Make new friends – maybe even find a roommate!
- Learn about important LC student services
For more information about reserving your place at SOAR, please visit the First-Year Student Checklist.
Packing list for your overnight experience:
- Change of clothes
- Personal toiletries
- Don’t worry about your towels. We provide them for you!
- Pillow and blanket. We provide the sheets, but you might want an extra blanket and pillow.
- Bookbag and writing utensils. You’ll receive lots of great information, but you will want to take notes!
For Parents & Family
We encourage you to attend SOAR, as there is programming especially for parents and guests.
You will meet college officials, learn about campus services, and understand more about the University of Lynchburg community. Orientation Leaders can share with you how best to help your student be successful at LC.
Unfortunately, parents cannot stay on campus.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact SOAR Staff at 434.544.8339 or .