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Welcome Future Badgers! We're excited to connect with you!

We are excited to help start your journey as a Badger! This website will be your guide for your SOAR experience. We will post regular updates about SOAR to ensure you are prepared for your transition to UW-Madison. Our Orientation Assistants are happy to help if you have questions at soar@studentlife.wisc.edu and 608-262-4707. We are available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Monday-Friday.

To learn about the SOAR program, click the Bucky below that represents the semester you are starting as a Badger. On, Wisconsin!