What to do Before Attending SOAR

To ensure students are ready to attend their SOAR day, please complete all of the following:

  1. Apply to Eastern Michigan University
  2. Be Acceptance to EMU
  3. Register for SOAR (app.emich.edu/orientation)
  4. Complete Pre-SOAR modules in Online Orientation (orientation.emich.edu)
    • Modules to complete:
      • Welcome
      • Paying for College
      • Academics
      • Student Life
  5. Set up NetID and DuoMobile
    • Duo should be set using student information, not family or guests
  6. Make travel plans (if necessary) for your scheduled SOAR date
  7. Compile and bring any information on already earned credits
    • This includes both credits from EMU, another college/university, and/or AP credits
    • Students enrolled in the ECA program (or with a large amount of college credits) should plan to bring a record of all the classes they've taken and the amount of credits they received.
  8. Bring any questions for Financial Aid, Housing and Residence Life, Dining, and other campus resources.
  9. Make sure to dress for the weather!


page last updated: 2/7/2023