Raider Orientation and Registration (ROAR)
ROAR is your opportunity to GET CONNECTED to the people, programs, and places at SOU; GET INFORMED about your transition to SOU; and GET REGISTERED for your first term's courses.
Congratulations on your admission to SOU!
We are excited that you have decided to join our inclusive campus community that is dedicated to student success, intellectual growth, and responsible global citizenship.
All admitted students who have submitted the enrollment deposit will receive an email invitation to sign up for ROAR based on the dates below. Sign up for a ROAR event is on a first come, first served basis and is free for students and guests.
Invitation emails for ROAR will be sent out to all deposited students by April 4, 2016 and on an ongoing basis for students admitted and depositing after that date. If you have not received your invitation by April 4 or within 3 business days of paying your deposit, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-552-7076.
All new students are expected to attend one ROAR event in order to register for fall term courses.
First Year Students (two day events):
First year student events are two day events. Check in begins at 10:00 am on day one and the program concludes by 1:00 pm on day two. Click here to view a tentative schedule of events.
Students must attend and participate in all components of the event in order to register at the end of day two. Family and guests are welcome to attend at no cost. We have developed a specific track of programming for family members and guests. Students are expected to stay overnight in the residence halls. Click here for lodging information for family and guests.
Thursday, June 23 - Friday, June 24
Thursday, July 14 - Friday, July 15
Thursday, July 28 - Friday, July 29
Thursday, August 11 - Friday, August 12
Transfer Students (day long events):
Transfer events are one day events. Check in begins at 8:00 am and the program concludes by 5:00 pm. Click here for a tentative schedule of events.
Students must attend and participate in all components of the event in order to register at the end the event. Family and guests are welcome to attend at no cost. We have developed a specific track of programming designed for family members and guests. Lodging is not provided during one day events. Click here for information about lodging.
Friday, June 17
Friday August 5
First Year and Transfer Students (by appointment):
Summer Term Admits will need to contact the Academic Advising Office by calling 541-552-6213 after they have paid their enrollment deposit.
ROAR will help you:
GET CONNECTED to the people, programs, and places at SOU
GET INFORMED about your transition to SOU
GET REGISTERED for your fall term courses
As a new member of the SOU community, this is your opportunity to start developing connections that will last a lifetime. You will connect with:
- New and current students
- Faculty and staff
- The SOU campus
- The Ashland and Medford communities
We want to give you the information needed to feel at home when you arrive this fall. Experts from across campus will ensure you are informed about:
- The history, culture, and traditions at SOU
- Academic programs and curriculum
- Financial components of going to college
- Your first year experience at SOU
- Campus resources, student life, and extracurricular activities
At ROAR, you will have the exciting opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for fall classes!
- Engage with faculty from your major
- Meet with our professional academic advisors
- Explore the many options for fall term classes
- Register for fall term classes!
We look forward to seeing you at ROAR!