Take your first steps as a Northern Vermont University student at NVU-Lyndon's SOAR.

Welcome, new students and families! We are all very excited to give you a heartfelt, informative, and educational welcome to Northern Vermont University and a solid start to your NVU journey. In response to continuing public health concerns surrounding COVID -19, we have reimagined our Student Orientation, Advising, and Resources (SOAR) summer program and have developed a mix of virtual-live, self-paced, and interactive programs for the month of July.

All admitted students are required to participate in our virtual SOAR program. During your SOAR sessions, you will get an official campus welcome, hear from various departments including First-Year Experience, Academic Advising, Academic Support Services, and Student Financial Services, and you will have the chance to connect with your Peer Leader. We strongly recommend attendance at the Parents and Families Information Session, too. 

SOAR-Lyndon Underway Now!

SOAR kicked off on July 1, beginning a month of Live Sessions and Online Learning Modules. 

See SOAR Live Sessions for the complete schedule of SOAR live programs, as well as ones you missed. We’ll be adding to the schedule through early July so be sure to check back.

See the SOAR Online Learning Modules for four learning sessions to acclimate you to life at NVU-Lyndon.

SOAR Passport: As you make your way through SOAR Live Zoom sessions and the Online Learning modules, you will earn badges through the SOAR Passport site.

Accessing SOAR: After viewing the schedule and learning module outlines (se below), access Zoom links for virtual sessions and the Online Learning Modules in Canvas by going to the VSCS Portal.