Image has SOAR logo, text in glowing gold letters that says "SOAR", and text "Orientation Program for all new students". 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.

Now that you’re registered for SOAR, take a peek at our schedule of events!

If you have not registered yet, that's okay! Follow this link and join us: REGISTER FOR KF SOAR


23 Sep 10:00am - 5:00pm

  • 10:00am Campus Student Move-in

  • 5:00pm Parent & Supporter Orientation 

  • 5:00pm Student & Family Barbeque Kick-off

25 Sep 10:00am - 10:00pm

  • 10:00am Moehl Stadium

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.

Oregon Tech’s S.O.A.R. program provides NEW and INCOMING students and their families with experiences that aid in the university transition process; inform students of the supports available to them; opportunities to learn about student involvement and academic success; as well as make connections with other students, faculty and staff."


  • 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 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. 


FYE 2023 Presentation: Orientation Overhaul

By Thomas Arce, M.Ed. (Director, Student Involvement & Belonging) and Zoé Smiley, M.A. (Coordinator, New Student Programs)

February 3, 2023 at the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

SOAR Backdate Worksheet