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.
Session 3 – Monday, August 7
Session 4 – Wednesday, August 9
*Advisors will not be available during June SOAR. Transfer students attending June sessions must meet with their advisor before attending SOAR.
Please print and bring the SOAR schedule to your SOAR session:
August SOAR schedule for Transfer Students
SOAR Check-in – 8:00-9:00am in the Elliot University Center (EUC).
Self-Guided Time (includes tours and Spartan EXPO) – 8:00-9:00am
SOAR Welcome – 9:05-9:25am in the EUC Cone Ballroom.
UNCG Support Resources – Group 1 – 9:30-10:10am
UNCG Support Resources – Group 2 – 10:15-10:55am
Parent & Family Welcome (PARENT & FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY) – 10:15-10:55am
Academic Welcome – 11:00-11:30am
Block Session A – 11:35-12:05pm
Block Session B – 12:10-12:40pm
Lunch – 12:45-1:30pm
Academic Advising & Course Registration – 1:45-4:45pm
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Make Your SOAR Reservation
- Log in to your SpartanLink account
- Click Steps to Enrolling
- Confirm your acceptance to UNCG
- Click Make your SOAR Reservation and select the session you will be attending
- Be sure to register any parents or family members attending SOAR
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
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).
If you need to cancel your reservation, please have your student log-in to their SpartanLink account and cancel your reservation before the dead-lines above. Once you have cancelled 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 my chose 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
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.
For reservations call: 800-DRURYINN (800-378-7946) and ask for the UNCG rate. You may also book online.
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