At SOAR, new students become a part of UNCG by interacting with other students, faculty, and staff in small, informal groups. Students will plan an academic program with an academic advisor, complete all registration procedures, and experience the unique culture and spirit of UNCG.

SOAR Dates

Session 1 – Friday, June 1st
Session 2 – Friday, June 8th
Session 3 – Monday, August 6th
Session 4 – Wednesday, August 8th

*Advisors will not be available during June SOAR. Transfer students attending June sessions must meet with their advisor before attending SOAR.

SOAR Schedules

Please print and bring the SOAR schedule to your SOAR session:

Summer SOAR schedules coming soon!

or Preview Guidebook on the web!

Make Your SOAR Reservation

  1. Log in to your SpartanLink account
  2. Click Steps to Enrolling
  3. Confirm your acceptance to UNCG
  4. Click Make your SOAR Reservation and select the session you will be attending
  5. Be sure to register any parents or family members attending SOAR

Spartan Link


SOAR costs for parents & family members are due in advance at the time of your SOAR reservation. SOAR reservations and payments are made through your student’s SpartanLink account.

The Parent & Family SOAR reservation fee may be added for the price of $35.00 per person.

The Parent & Family SOAR reservation fee includes:

  • Admission to the Parent & Family SOAR programs
  • Light breakfast refreshments and Lunch
  • Parking
  • Material

Making Payments and cancellations

Payments for Parent & Family SOAR is due at the time of the SOAR reservation by credit card on-line through SpartanLink. We do no accept personal checks or money orders. Please have your student log in to their SpartanLink account to register you for the Parent & Family SOAR program. You will be prompted to pay for the Parent & Family SOAR program at the time you make your reservation. Reservations for the Parent & Family SOAR program not paid by the dead-lines will be cancelled. Students do not pay for SOAR in advance, their fee is included in the UNCG bill.(No personal checks or money orders will be accepted).

Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel your reservation, please have your student log-in to their SpartanLink account and cancel your reservation before the deadlines above. Once you have canceled your reservation through the online reservation system, please contact our office at 336-334-5231 to complete your refund request. Partial refunds cannot be made. If a partial refund is needed, your entire reservation will be refunded and a new reservation will need to be made. Changes in rates may apply. No refunds will be available after August 1st. SOAR is designed to cover materials presented over a two day period. As a guest you may choose to leave if necessary, however, you may miss presentations and the fees for SOAR will be the full price. Please note that students are required to stay for the entire SOAR program.

Before You SOAR

Overnight Accommodations

We do not provide overnight accommodations during the Transfer/Adult SOAR session.

Parents and Family may choose one of our local area hotels. We highly recommend one of our SOAR sponsors. Please ask for the “SOAR Rate” when making reservations to the local hotel.

O’Henry & Proximity* Discounted rates at the beautiful O.Henry & Proximity hotels are available during SOAR. Use the code “SPARTANS” in the Special Offers/Corporate Code section OR book directly below.

Proximity Hotel logo

Click here to book Proximity

Located just 10 minutes from campus. Book Proximity online now or reference “UNCG University Rate” when calling 336-379-8200

OHenry Hotel logo

Click here to book O.Henry

Located just 10 minutes from campus. Book O. Henry online now or reference “UNCG University Rate” when calling 336-854-2000

Drury Inn and Suites

“The Extras Aren’t Extra”

For reservations call: 800-DRURYINN (800-378-7946) and ask for the UNCG rate. You may also book online.

Fairfield Inn and Suites

4308 Big Tree Way Greensboro, NC 27409
Book Fairfield Inn & Suites online
Located just 10 minutes from campus. Book Fairfield Inn & Suites online now or reference “UNCG” rate when calling (336) 369-1300.

Other Area Hotels

Comfort Inn Greensboro
Comfort Suites Four Seasons
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

Directions & Parking


Spartan Directions is designed to provide quick driving and walking directions to all UNCG campus buildings.


Walker Avenue Parking Deck
1360 Walker Avenue
Greensboro, NC

Take Care of These Items

Once You Arrive at SOAR