Reserve your spot in our next SOAR program!

Register for SOAR

Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR)

Announcement: Summer SOAR programs have been moved online.

All incoming students registered for SOAR have been notified via email of how you will be able to participate in SOAR and engage with virtual content using WebEx and Canvas. If you are not yet registered for SOAR, you will still need to register to access our online content and start the course registration process.

If you have not yet participated in a Virtual SOAR program, your last opportunity will be on August 11. You must be registered for SOAR by August 7 to participate in this online program.

Registration for SOAR

To register for SOAR, please follow the link below and create an account (Saint Joe Indy students will already have an account). Once signed in, you will be able to view all of our available SOAR dates on the events page. After you have registered for a SOAR, it will appear under My Events on the main page.

All incoming students enrolling in a four-year Bachelor's degree program or to Saint Joe Indy are required to attend SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) this spring or summer. You are able to register for SOAR once you have been admitted to Marian University.

If you are a freshman or transfer student who will start classes on August 17, you will attend a two-day or one-day SOAR program during the summer. By choosing a two-day program, you will have the opportunity to stay in a residence hall, explore downtown Indianapolis, build connections, and make memories with future classmates.

2020 SOAR programs will take place on the following dates.

  • Thursday, May 28 (Online SOAR) - Registration for this date is now full
  • Thursday, June 11 (Online SOAR) - Registration for this date is now full
  • Thursday, June 25 (Online SOAR) - Registration for this date is now full
  • Thursday, July 16 (Online SOAR) - Registration for this date is now full
    • This program will include students originally registered for the July two-day SOAR and the one-day July Transfer SOAR.
  • Tuesday, August 11 (Online SOAR) - Register before August 7

During SOAR, you will:

  • Connect with your future classmates, current students, faculty, and staff.
  • Hear from faculty about what to expect in your classes.
  • Find out about student services and resources that will help you succeed.
  • Meet with your academic advisor and register for classes.
  • Have of your questions answered​​.

For more information

Office of New Student Orientation
(317) 955-6354

Intern for the Indianapolis Colts
Communication major opens a variety of career opportunities.
Watch Lindsey's story
Studying healthcare in Chile
Pre-med student builds cultural competencies and awareness.
Watch Htoo's story
Coming home to Indy
Award-winning transfer student is glad she made the switch.
Read Rachel's story