Sully's Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR)

                  

Congratulations on taking next step toward your college education! 

At the Office of New Student Programs, we are committed to making your transition to Sul Ross State University as smooth, informative, and fun as possible.

Sully’s Orientation, Advising, and Registration (S.O.A.R.) is designed to assist you in preparing for academic and social life at SRSU, while providing you the opportunity to get advised, register for classes, and finish any business transactions you need to complete before the semester starts.

At S.O.A.R. you will:

  • Learn about the academic programs offered at SRSU
  • Meet the academic community and learn classroom expectations
  • Be advised and registered for classes
  • Talk with financial aid counselors about your financial aid package
  • Check in with Residential Living and make housing arrangements

S.O.A.R. Dates for Spring 2018 semester:

S.O.A.R. Dates for Fall 2018 semester:

  • June 9, 2018 - Saturday
  • June 22, 2018 - Friday
  • July 7, 2018 - Saturday
  • July 13, 2018 - Friday
  • July 27, 2018 - Friday
  • August 10, 2018 - Friday
  • August 24, 2018 - Friday

Schedule

A full schedule for each SOAR Day event will be posted prior to the date and will also be emailed to registrants. Please find below a sample schedule, and note that while locations will change, the overall structure and times will remain constant for each event.

CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE Fall SOAR SCHEDULE

Overnight Option

The June 9, 2018 SOAR event will occur on a Saturday and is offered in conjunction with an overnight stay in the SRSU Residential Living facilities on Friday. Please contact futurelobos@sulross.edu for more information about this option. Space is limited, is offered as available, and is only available to students. Interested students must make reservations with Residential Life to reserve their room (RESERVE ROOM HERE), and parents need to make separate overnight plans. Please note there is a standard $30.00 charge for reserving a room. All students staying in the residential living units must complete a GUEST HOUSING AGREEMENT. For more information on guest housing, click here. Residential Life can be contacted at reslife@sulross.edu or 432-837-8190.

Students staying overnight in the dorms will need to furnish their own: sleeping bag, or sheets and blanket; towel; and pillow to use in the dorms

 

Things to do before attending a S.O.A.R.

SUBMIT YOUR TSIA SCORES

All first-time college students must complete the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA), and submit a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) Certification prior to registration and attending S.O.A.R. Please see our TSIA webpage for more information concerning the assessment requirements and PAA Certification requirements. Scores must be on file before you can register for classes.

Call Anita Banegas (432-837-8982) in the Lobo Den to check your TSIA status if you are unsure

SET UP YOUR LoboPass (PASSWORD MANAGEMENT) ACCOUNT
You must know your A-number and PIN, or Lobo ID (your SRSU email without the @sulross.edu part) and password to set this up
Click here for details on how to access LoboPass

SET UP YOUR Lobo-Online (BANNER SELF-SERVICE) ACCOUNT
Lobo Online is how you check your registration status, add/drop classes, view your account balance, check financial aid status, etc.
If you cannot remember how to login, set up your LoboPass (password management) account
Click here for details on how to access Lobo-Online

You might want to write down, or take a picture of, your A-number, PIN, Lobo ID, and password. You will need these for SOAR.