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Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR)

Welcome to SOAR – Student Orientation, Advising and Registration!

On behalf of the staff and faculty of Wor-Wic Community College, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all first-time college students. The goal of the SOAR program is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the information that you will need to set you on the right path to becoming a successful student. Our SOAR program is dedicated to ensuring that you will be properly oriented by the end of your session. Best wishes as you embark on your educational journey!

What is SOAR?

SOAR is a mandatory orientation session that each first-time college student is required to take unless dual enrolled while in high school. The sessions will focus on:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Degree Programs
  • Assessment Levels and Course Placement
  • Financial Aid
  • Support Services

How do I register for SOAR?

Please note:
The payment deadline for the Summer I & Summer II 2016 semester is April 29, 2016. Payment deadline for Fall 2016 is August 4, 2016. If you have not completed your FAFSA or have not received confirmation of your financial aid award, you must make payment by that deadline or at the time of registration. The installment plan is outlined on page 8 of the Credit Class ScheduleAdobe Portable Document Format (PDF) icon
  1. Complete Admission Application and if needed, Apply for Financial Aid

    Please refer to our Application Procedures and www.fafsa.ed.govExternal Link.

  2. Watch the Online Video Learning Tutorial
  3. Complete your Placement Testing
  4. Talk to your advisor and register for classes

*Please note that all new students need to take placement assessments or submit SAT, ACT, or AP scores to Student Services for evaluation.

Placement Assessments are not required if:

  • The student submits SAT scores of at least 500 on math and verbal subsets and ACT scores of at least 21 on subsets; or
  • The student has completed Advanced Placement (AP) courses in High School for English or Mathematics with a satisfactory AP test score. You must contact the AP College Board to obtain credit for those courses or Placement Assessment waivers.

To view Testing Center Hours, please visit the Testing Center area of our website.

If you are a student in need of disability accommodations, please explore our disabilities services.

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