How long do I need to stay?

SOAR is designed to set you up for success, so it is important to attend the entire program. Please plan your schedule accordingly to be able to attend for the full program. Depending on the date you select it is either a full-day or two days. For the full-day, plan to be on campus from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For the two-day, plan to arrive at 9:30 a.m. on day one and leave after 1 p.m. on day two.

Do I need to pay a fee?

The SOAR fee is automatically charged to your student account and will appear on your bill in the fall. The SOAR fee is separate from the $100 enrollment deposit.  The enrollment deposit is paid up front to hold your place in the class and later applied to your bill.  The SOAR fee helps pay for the SOAR program and is automatically charged after your attendance.  

How do I get to Marian University?

A campus map and driving directions to Marian University can be found online.

What should I wear to SOAR?

Be comfortable; jeans are appropriate. You will spend time walking around campus during SOAR; it is a good idea to wear comfortable shoes. And remember, you will have your Marian University ID photo taken at SOAR—so arrive feeling photogenic!

Do I need to bring money for lunch?

No! Lunch is included as part of the SOAR program.

Where should I stay?

If your family is traveling from a far distance and in need of lodging for SOAR, visit the lodging section for suggestions.

How are my placement testing needs determined?

Visit the placement testing section for an explanation of how placement testing needs are determined and placement tests are administered.

What’s the weather like in Indianapolis?

We recommend that you check the forecast for the day prior to leaving for SOAR. If there is a chance of rain, bring an umbrella—the weather in Indiana can be unpredictable at times. You can check the weather forecast online at www.weather.com; Marian University’s zip code is 46222.

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