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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 Fall 2015 semester is August 6, 2015. 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 7 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. Complete the Online Video Learning Modules:
    1. Watch the Online Video Learning ModuleExternal Link
    2. Select “Watch Video and Take Quiz”;
    3. Click on the play icon;
    4. Type in your name and email address;
    5. Watch the videos and complete the quizzes;
    6. Visit Student Services in BH 110 to receive your placement test forms; (*Please see exemptions below.)
    7. Take the placement tests in the Testing Center located in BH 226; (*Please see exceptions below.)
    8. Meet with an advisor to register for classes;
  3. Attend the New Student Welcome on September 3, 2015. Students and their families are invited to GH 101 at 6:00 p.m. to meet with student clubs, the Student Services team, and our College President. This fun-filled evening will give you a great start to your college experience.

*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 550 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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