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Fall 2022 - Register Now

SOAR - September 25th - 27th
Week of Welcome - September 28th - October 1st
View the KF SOAR Schedule
View the KF Weeks of Welcome Schedule

Now that you’re registered for classes, it’s time to acclimate to Oregon Tech, meet fellow students, and get ready for a successful year!


Oregon Tech's SOAR Program provides students with an opportunity for Oregon Tech's new students and their families to attend an experience that aids in the university transition process; that will inform students of the support available to them; opportunities to explore co-curricular and career prospects; as well as be well informed on how students and families can be integrated into life at Oregon Tech. 

  • Find Support - Sense of Belonging and Resources

  • Explore Opportunities - Student Involvement and Career Exploration

  • Achieve Academic Success - Skills & Strategies

  • Build Resiliency - Continuing to SOAR at Oregon Tech


Then, our term kicks off with the Week of Welcome is held each year on the weekend preceding the start of fall term classes. All students join the SIB Team (Student Involvement & Belonging for daily activities and tons of fun. 

You are welcome! You are seen!

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Oregon Tech-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance.

Student Involvement & Belonging

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Oregon Tech block logo above "Flight School" with airline-like wings and "Start Strong" in text
Flight School - Start Strong is a week long program starting right before the academic term. The program is collaborative and brings together academics, Housing & Residence Life, Tech Opportunities Program (TOP/TRIO), and Student Involvement & Belonging to welcome students to campus and give them a variety of tools to navigate the academic year.