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It’s time to confirm your attendance. Submit your enrollment deposit as soon as possible. Only those individuals with a paid enrollment deposit and orientation (SOAR) registration are guaranteed a place in the MSU Class of 2022.

If you have questions, or require assistance completing the online enrollment deposit, please us at 606-783-2000 or email

Once you become a member of the Eagle nation, you'll be encouraged to participate in the summer Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) program. During your SOAR session, you will register for classes, have your photo taken for your EagleCard (student ID), sign up for a meal plan and complete tasks to prepare you for your first semester, such as:

  • Talk with a financial aid counselor
  • Learn more about programs and services during the Academic and Service Fair
  • Meet with a representative from the Office of Student Housing
  • Talk with a representative from your academic department of interest
  • Visit the University Bookstore
  • Socialize with other first-year students
  • Talk to current Eagles about ways to get involved on campus

Freshman and Transfer Students Entering Spring 2018

If you're a freshman or transfer student that has been accepted to MSU and will begin at MSU in the spring semester of 2018 (January), you'll need to register for an online orientation. Once you have paid the fee and registered for the online orientation, we'll email you a link and instructions for the online orientation program. 

2018 SOAR Dates

For freshmen and transfers entering MSU in August 2018. *Eagle Scholars are students that have already taken dual-credit or early college courses through MSU.
**For students taking all their courses at MSU at Mt. Sterling.


You must be accepted to MSU before you can register to attend a SOAR program. If you have questions regarding your admission status please contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 606-783-2000 or

Parents are strongly encouraged to attend and there is no fee to register for SOAR.

In order to provide the best service, there are a limited number of spaces for each program. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you need to cancel the date for which you have registered, call 606-783-5208.

If you need assistance during SOAR or during the school year because of a temporary or permanent disability, please contact Disability Services at 606-783-5188.

For additional information about SOAR, visit our FAQ page.

When you register for SOAR online, you must select a major, undecided area of interest, or undecided. If you need help, the advisors listed below can assist. 

Caudill College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Kristin Tiedeman, retention coordinator, 606-783-9446

College of Business and Technology  
Laura King, retention coordinator, 606-783-2850

College of Education 
Tina Stevens, retention coordinator, 606-783-2851

College of Science 
Marlene Blankenbuehler, retention coordinator, 606-783-2575

Find A Major

Still not sure what your major should be? MSU offers 135 undergraduate degree options and 14 pre-professional programs. You can truly major in you while distinguishing yourself from other students.
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