SOAR Springboard

This online pre-orientation program is designed to prepare you for your SOAR session and transition successfully to college life. This program covers:

  • The academic advising process
  • Missouri State's general education program
  • Online tools you can use to plan your path to graduation
  • How to best prepare for class registration
  • Basic information about financial aid and financial services
  • How to prepare for your SOAR session

Contact New Student and Family Programs if you have a documented disability and are having difficulties with accessing or completing SOAR Springboard.

Accessing SOAR Springboard

SOAR Springboard can be accessed after:

Access SOAR Springboard using your personalized admission site.

Completing SOAR Springboard

Here's what you need to know:

  • It takes about 30 to 45 minutes to complete. You can exit the system and return, if necessary.
  • SOAR Springboard consists of six informational modules designed to help you prepare you for SOAR and your first semester at Missouri State University.
  • You will be ready to register for a SOAR session upon completion of all modules.


  • Students should complete SOAR Springboard themselves.
  • Parents, family members, and other third parties should NOT complete this program on behalf of their students, as this information is necessary for new students to know.