Image has light blue and white clouds set behind the SOAR logo, text in glowing white letters that says "SOAR", and text "Orientation Program for all new students". All is underlined for emphasis. SOAR Orientation logo: Circle with blue outer line with white text that says "Find Support-Explore Opportunities-Academic Success-Build Resiliency". Inner circle is white with "SOAR" written in blue text, and the Oregon Tech block logo.
 Date Event/ Activity 
CHOOSE ONE: Monday Lunch or Tuesday Dinner (the content is the same both days)
Monday, September 26th SOAR: New Student Luncheon (11:30am - 1:30pm)
Tuesday, September 27th SOAR: New Student Dinner (5:30pm - 7:30pm)


Weeks of Welcome Events

Open to all students, staff, and faculty!


Click here to view the full schedule

Once 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

Benefits for students who attend:

  • Get to know the ins and outs of campus
  • Get help with registration questions
  • Meet fellow new/transfer students
  • Meet staff and returning students from your academic program
  • Swag and a chance to win Prizes!
  • A meal on us!

Join us for New Wings at the Portland-Metro campus

& register for fall classes!

New Wings is designed to help new students acclimate to Oregon Tech. You’ll have an opportunity to meet fellow students, learn about campus and community resources and feel ready for the start of a successful year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for New Wings

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.