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New Student Orientation
Welcome to SNC Tahoe SOAR
Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration, which runs on campus from January 12th – 13th, is required for all new students.
Arrival Dates & Times
All new incoming students should arrive on campus on Thursday, January 12th between 9:00 – 11:30 am. All students taking placement exams should arrive promptly at 9:00am. If you are unsure if you will be taking a placement exam, please call the Admissions Office. Students must submit a nonrefundable $150 deposit and the Admit Student Reply Form before they will be mailed an orientation and advising packet.
By Air: The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest commercial airport, approximately 30 miles from SNC. The North Lake Tahoe Express provides scheduled shuttle service, reserve in advance.
Driving Directions: click HERE
SOAR Spring 2017
Thursday, January 12th
|9:00 - 11:30am||Admissions Check-in: Patterson Hall Lobby
Meet representatives from Admissions, IT Help Desk, Student Activities, & Student Government Association
|9:00 - 11:30am||Residence Halls Open for New Student Move-in: Patterson Hall Lobby|
|9:00 - 11:30am||Placement Testing: Prim Library, 3rd Floor, Office 304
(You must complete placement testing prior to attending Orientation activities)
|11:30am - 12:00pm||Welcome Address with President Dr. Alan Walker and Provost Shannon Beets: Patterson Hall|
|12:00 - 2:00pm||Complementary Lunch: Patterson Hall|
|1:00 - 5:00pm||Orientation Checklist Completion:
|1:00 - 4:00pm||Advising Sessions: Prim Library, 3rd Floor, Office 304|
|1:00 - 1:30pm||Parent Student Life Information Session: Patterson Hall, room 207|
|4:00 - 7:00pm||Pizza and Bowling : Meet in Patterson Hall lobby. Pizza and s'mores will be provided.|
Friday, January 13th
|9:00am - 1:00pm||Brunch: Patterson Dining Hall|
|9:30am-12:30pm||MANDATORY New Student Orientation Sessions: TCES 106
|12:30 - 5:00pm||Orientation Checklist Completion:
|5:00 - 7:00pm||Dinner: Patterson Hall|