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SOAR, TOAR dates open in June


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin will host two Summer Orientation and Registration sessions for incoming members of the 2016 freshman class on June 3 and 17. A special Transfer Orientation and Registration session will be held June 10.

Each SOAR session begins with check-in and an administrative fair from 7:30-8:30 a.m., with an official welcome to follow. At 9 a.m., students will meet with their orientation leaders and begin a rotation of informational sessions on academic options, financial aid and scholarships, housing, student life and other important topics.

Students will begin registering for classes at 1:30 p.m., at which point parents and families can attend a parent panel session.

SOAR is mandatory for all incoming freshmen, and students will not be permitted to register for fall classes outside of a SOAR session. There is no fee to attend, and no tuition will be due until the start of the fall semester.

Registration is first-come, first-served, and space is limited. Students must have received a tentative or final acceptance letter to register. Visit for more information and for registration instructions.

TOAR is specifically designed to meet the needs of transfer students and begins with check-in at 8 a.m. Concurrent sessions on campus technology, financial aid and scholarships, student life and the student success center begin at 9 a.m. An administrative fair at 10:15 a.m. will highlight the bursar’s office, campus recreation, housing options, dining services, admissions and minority affairs.

Students will be advised by faculty members in their area of study and will begin registering for fall 2016 courses at approximately 10:45 a.m. Optional campus tours will be available after lunch for those who are interested.

Visit for more information and for registration instructions.

For information on the admissions or registration process, contact the UT Martin Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 731-881-7020 or by email at

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