Image has SOAR logo, text in glowing gold letters that says "SOAR", and text "Orientation Program for all new students". SOAR Orientation logo: Circle with blue outer line with white text that says "Find Support-Explore Opportunities-Academic Success-Build Resiliency". Inner circle is white with "SOAR" written in blue text, and the Oregon Tech block logo.

Register now for Portland-Metro SOAR: Orientation!

Choose one of these two options to attend this two-hour event:

Monday, September 25: Check-in begins at 5:00pm (SOAR from 5:30pm- 7:30pm)

Tuesday, September 26: Check-in begins at 11:00am (SOAR from 11:30am- 1:30pm)

Now that you’re registered for classes, it’s time to acclimate to Oregon Tech, meet fellow students, and get ready for a successful year!


Oregon Tech’s S.O.A.R. program provides NEW and INCOMING students and their families with experiences that aid in the university transition process; inform students of the supports available to them; opportunities to learn about student involvement and academic success; as well as make connections with other students, faculty and staff."


  • Find Support - Sense of Belonging and Resources

  • Explore Opportunities - Student Involvement and Career Exploration

  • Achieve Academic Success - Skills & Strategies

  • Build Resiliency - Continuing to SOAR at Oregon Tech


Then, our year kicks off with the Week of Welcome during the first week of fall term classes. All students join the SIB Team (Student Involvement & Belonging) for daily activities and tons of fun. 

Still need to register for fall term?

Join us for New Wings at the Portland-Metro campus!


New Wings is designed to help new students acclimate to Oregon Tech. You’ll have an opportunity to meet fellow students, learn about campus and community resources and feel ready for the start of a successful year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for New Wings

You are welcome! You are seen!

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Oregon Tech-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance.