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Raider Orientation and Registration (ROAR)

ROAR5ROAR is your opportunity to GET CONNECTED to the people, programs, and places at SOU; GET INFORMED about your transition to SOU; and GET REGISTERED for your first term's courses.

Congratulations on your admission to SOU!

We are excited that you have decided to join our inclusive campus community that is dedicated to student success, intellectual growth, and responsible global citizenship.

All admitted students who have submitted the enrollment deposit should receive an email invitation to sign up for ROAR. If you have already submitted the enrollment deposit and have not yet received this email, click here. Sign up for a ROAR event is on a first come, first served basis and is free for students and guests.

ROAR Dates:

Sign Up for fall term ROAR events will begin in late March. Students should check their email for an invitation to sign up. If students have not received an invite by April 1 please email studentorientation@sou.edu  or call 541-552-7076.

All new students are expected to attend one ROAR event in order to register for fall term courses. 

First Year Students (two day events):

First year student events are two day events. Check in begins at 10:00 am on day one and the program concludes by 1:00 pm on day two. Click here to view a tentative schedule of events.

Students must attend and participate in all components of the event in order to register at the end of day two. Family and guests are welcome to attend at no cost. We have developed a specific track of programming designed for family members and guests. Students are expected to stay overnight in the residence halls. Click here for lodging information for family and guests.

Event Full - Thursday, July 16 - Friday, July 17
Friday, July 31 - Saturday, August 1
Thursday, August 13 - Friday, August 14

Transfer Students (day long events):

Transfer events are one day events. Check in begins at 8:00 am and the program concludes by 5:00 pm. Click here for a tentative schedule of events. schedule of events.

Students must attend and participate in all components of the event in order to register at the end the event. Family and guests are welcome to attend at no cost. We have developed a specific track of programming designed for family members and guests. Lodging is not provided during one day events. Click here for information about lodging.

Friday, July 24
Monday, August 10

Registration for the December 4 ROAR is limited to students admitted for winter term 2016. Sign up for this event will begin in October.

First Year and Transfer Students (day long event):

Friday, December 4, 2015

Registration for the March 15 ROAR is limited to students admitted for winter term 2016. Sign up for this event has already begun. If you have already paid your enrollment deposit but have not received an invitation email, please contact SOU New Student Orientation.

First Year and Transfer Students (day long event):

Friday, March 11th, 2016

First Year and Transfer Students (by appointment):

Summer Term Admits will need to contact the Academic Advising Office by calling 541-552-6213 after they have paid their enrollment deposit.

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ROAR will help you:

GET CONNECTED to the people, programs, and places at SOU

GET INFORMED about your transition to SOU

GET REGISTERED for your fall term courses  

 

Get connected!
As a new member of the SOU community, this is your opportunity to start developing connections that will last a lifetime. You will connect with:

-   New and current students
-   Faculty and staff
-   The SOU campus
-   The Ashland and Medford communities

Get informed!ROAR4
We want to give you the information needed to feel at home when you arrive this fall. Experts from across campus will ensure you are informed about:

-   The history, culture, and traditions at SOU
-   Academic programs and curriculum
-   Financial components of going to college
-   Your first year experience at SOU
-   Campus resources, student life, and extracurricular activities

Get registered!ROAR2
At ROAR, you will have the exciting opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for fall classes! 

-   Engage with faculty from your major
-   Meet with our professional academic advisors
-   Explore the many options for fall term classes
-   Register for fall term classes!


We look forward to seeing you at ROAR!

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Stevenson Union 312
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7076
Email: StudentOrientation@sou.edu