WELCOME TO SOAR. Congratulations on your decision to join the UW-Madison community. Your first step to becoming a Badger is attending Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). The Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) provides you with an orientation program that offers a glimpse into life as a UW–Madison student. Whether you're a freshman or transfer student, or an international student, we're here to help you transition into this amazing university. Ready. Set. SOAR.

SOAR Checklist

Before coming to campus, use this website as your guide to prepare for your SOAR session. The checklist includes links to a variety of campus offices and resources to help you access the most up-to-date information. If you have additional questions, you can also always contact the SOAR office by email at soar@studentlife.wisc.edu or by phone at (608) 262-4707. We can't wait to see you on campus!