Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration

Ready to start a new adventure and make your Missouri Statement? It all begins at SOAR.

At SOAR, you'll:

  • Bond with other new Missouri State Bears.
  • Learn about opportunities and resources Missouri State offers you.
  • Speak with faculty and academic advisors about your future plans.
  • Register for classes.

View dates and a schedule of events for upcoming SOAR sessions.

Learn more about orientation for parents and family members.

Find instructions for completing common tasks for new students.

Who attends SOAR?

New students with fewer than 24 credit hours earned AFTER high school graduation are required to attend SOAR. Other orientation options are available for transfer students and adult/non-traditional students.
SOAR also offers orientation for family members of new students.