Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration

SOAR is your first step to making a successful start at Missouri State University!

What to expect at SOAR

SOAR programs are designed to welcome you to your new campus home and help you make a successful transition to Missouri State. SOAR will help you:

  • Learn essential information about the University and campus life
  • Discuss your future goals with an academic advisor
  • Register for your first semester of classes
  • Meet faculty and staff and get to know fellow students
  • We want your first semester at Missouri State to be as successful as possible!

Who attends SOAR

Attendance at a SOAR session is required of all first-time freshmen prior to registering for classes. SOAR also offers programming specific to families of first-time students.