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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

January SOAR

Welcome to Pacific!

We are so excited that you and your family will be joining the Pacific Family! Pacific's Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) is designed to help with your transition into our community. We want to welcome you and give you an opportunity to access the information needed to get you off to a great start. All new undergraduate students, both first-years and transfers, participate in SOAR. When you arrive on campus for SOAR, you will be greeted by our friendly SOAR Guides.  They are ready to assist you and answer all of your questions about classes, campus life, and other exciting opportunities at Pacific.  

Spring 2020 Dates

  • Move-In for students living on campus: Thursday, January 9th, 2020
  • SOAR: Friday, January 10th, 2020

At SOAR, you will:

  • Receive academic advising
  • Register for classes
  • Receive information about critical campus resources and services
  • Meet Pacific faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Discuss important college issues for new students
  • Learn about campus life from current Pacific students
  • Meet other new students and make friends
  • Get your questions answered about coming to campus

Placement Testing

You are required to take all course placement assessments by January 1st, 2020. To make an appointment or for more information about fundamental skills assessment and orientation course placement, please click here.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Orientation & Transition Programs at 209.946.7619 or email us at Students and staff are available to answer your questions or refer you to the proper office to meet your needs.