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New Student Orientation (Fall 2017) This event is required of all incoming first-year, transfer, re-admitted and non-degree seeking (special students) undergraduates who plan to enroll in August 2017.
This Orientation provides an overview of the resources available to you as a student at Saint Augustine’s University. You will receive information on topics such as student life, student activities, registrar policies, student email and parking.

There are eight steps in completing your registration for Orientation.
  1. Register for the SOAR date that is convenient for you and your family
  2. Pay your housing enrollment deposit(The $200 fee should be paid prior to SOAR.)
  3. It is imperative that new students complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form prior to attending SOAR.For tips on how to complete a FAFSA application please visithttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  4. Complete your SAU financial aid form
  5. Police background check. You can obtain a police background check at your local courthouse or go towww.usacriminalbackground.com for more information.The cost is approximately $15.
  6. SAU health clearance forms. Please bring all completed health forms with you to SOAR. The SAU health forms can be found on our home page under DOC PORTAL at the bottom of the page. Click Admissions, click Search Documents and next to Search Keyword enter Health Forms, then click the Download button.
  7. Submit your final official high school transcript. It should include your graduation date.
  8. Submit your official SAT or ACT test scores

The SOAR sessions include:

  • Scheduling your fall semester classes
  • Completing various placement/assessment inventory
  • Reviewing your financial aid award letter (Estimated Aid)
  • Completing your health clearance and all other admissions requirements
  • Securing your room assignment
  • Receiving an estimate bill from the Business Office (Billing and Assessments verifies that you are being charged correctly)
  • Choose a SOAR date at the bottom of this page.

* June 5-6, June 15-16, June 22-23, July 10-11, July 27-28

You must register for the SOAR event by registering on-line, contacting the Office of First Year Experience at (919) 516-4580 or emailing us at apaschal-rand@st-aug.edu

We will begin Check-In/Registration at 8:30 a.m. and the Welcome/Orientation will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Residence hall move-in will take place on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Classes will begin on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

All of our staff and faculty welcome you and if we can help in any way give us a call.

Office of First Year Experience
Dr. Paul A. Norman, Director
(919) 516-4240

Mrs. Angelique Paschal-Rand, Asst. Director
(919) 516-4580

Office of Admissions
Mr. Chris Withers, Director (919) 516-4014

Ms. Jasmine Atkinson, Enrollment Processor (919) 516-4013

Mrs. Charlotte McKenzie-Hunter, Enrollment Specialist (919) 526-4454

Office of Financial Aid
Mrs. Carrmela D. Cohen-Perry, Director of Financial Aid (919) 516-4128

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