PLayfair 2021

SOAR 2024

First-Year Students: July 11, 18, 25
Transfer Students: August 1


9 a.m.Check-in
Students will receive their welcome folders and name tags.
Whitaker Campus Center, Atrium
9:30 a.m.WelcomeWhitaker Campus Center, Commons
9:50 a.m.Split into Student Groups and Parent Sessions 


Student SessionsParent Sessions
10 a.m.: Hood IDs/IT Session
Pictures will be taken for IDs.
Information Technology will discuss important information about WIFI and other computer services.
10 a.m.: Financing an Education 101
The Office of Financial Aid will discuss private loans and campus employment
10:40 a.m.: Engage on Campus and Pergola Connect/ CORQ Registration
Activities and engagement opportunities on campus will be discussed. Students will be shown the Pergola Connect platform and download the CORQ app to their phones.
10:40 a.m.: Resolving the bottom line
The Office of Accounting will discuss elements of a student’s bill, important dates for payments, and how to register in the self-service software system for a payment plan.
11:20 a.m.: Academic Expectations
Students will obtain information about academic support services and general academic expectations of the College.
11:20 a.m.: Campus Partners Round Table
Discussions with representatives from various offices about additional resources on campus.
Noon: Lunch and Campus Resource Fair 
1 p.m.: ID Pick Up and Evaluation Submission 
1:30 p.m.: Optional Concurrent Sessions
Campus Tours
Students and Families Joint Financial Aid Session