Orientation and Registration (SOAR)
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Orientation and Registration (SOAR)

Congratulations on your acceptance to Lyon College. The campus community, including faculty, staff, and your future classmates, looks forward to welcoming you to campus.  

SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) is required for all incoming students. Whether you are a first-year student, a transfer or visiting student, or an international student, SOAR will help you adjust to Lyon's living and learning community.

During your SOAR day, you have the opportunity to learn about the extraordinary and rigorous academic and curricular opportunities here at Lyon, meet faculty advisors, register for your first semester of classes, and connect with a community of peers as well as the larger campus and local community.

Upcoming SOAR dates:

June 9

Early orientation (Full)

June 23

Early orientation (Full)

August 8

Day before student-athlete move in

August 17

Day before freshman move in


How do I register for SOAR?

  1. Submit your deposit. Lyon will then mail your student ID number and PIN to you.

  2. Log in to myLYON using your student ID and PIN.

  3. Complete the online registration and required forms. Note that you will not be permitted to enroll in classes until you meet all immunization requirements.

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for any SOAR events, please contact Carole Douglas at carole.douglas@lyon.edu or call 870.307.7250 as far in advance as possible.