SOAR FAQ

Contact

Carter Cooper 
Manager, Academic Peer Advising
soar@oberlin.edu

Registration for SOAR is now open and will remain open until the end of the add/drop period (February 8). All students who are eligible to participate in SOAR have received information about how to register, including the registration deadline, directly via email.

Please note that registration for the program is not application-based; all interested students will be able to participate! If you are a sophomore who is having trouble locating or accessing the link to the registration form, please reach out to soar@oberlin.edu for assistance.

SOAR is designed to support all students who will be sophomores during the 2022–23 academic year. If you have questions about whether you are included in this group, please reach out to soar@oberlin.edu

The short answer: No! SOAR is designed to support students at all points in their academic and co-curricular planning process. Whether you have no idea what you want to major in, or have already declared two majors, you will benefit from exploring academic and co-curricular opportunities, creating your Sophomore Toolkit, and building community with fellow sophomores.

Yes! All Arts & Sciences and Double Degree sophomores are encouraged to register for SOAR.

The SOAR program is designed to maximize the benefit for participating students while also ensuring you have enough time to be successful in your academic and co-curricular endeavors. 

The program will meet for six consecutive sessions, beginning on Febraury 7th and concluding on March 14th. Each session will meet on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:15pm in Moffett Auditorium (located in A-level Mudd). 

All students who successfully complete the SOAR program will receive co-curricular credit through the LEAD program. Information about how to receive this credit will be shared following the program's registration deadline and in advance of the Spring semester add/drop period.