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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.

Getting Here

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