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Welcome to the Eagle Family!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Texas A&M University -Texarkana!  It is my pleasure to welcome all of you to the ever-growing Eagle Family! The staff in our office looks forward to meeting you personally very soon!

Students who plan to attend TAMUT are now able to access information for Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). SOAR currently has two tracks: New Student Orientation (NSO) for freshman students or Transfer Student Orientation (TSO). 

Spring 2018:

Freshmen and Transfer students will complete an online orientation prior to registering for classes and then attend a New Student Conference (January 11th). 
  1. Complete Online Orientation
  2. Use the link at the end of Online Orientation to register for New Student Conference (Please note: you do not have to be logged in to fill out this form. If you are using a mobile device, be sure to scroll down to begin filling out the form.)
  3. Meet with an advisor and register for classes (Completing the form at the end of online orientation will let an advisor know that you are ready to schedule an appointment)

Summer 2018:

Freshmen and Transfer students will complete an online orientation prior to registering for classes.

  1. Complete Online Orientation (coming soon)
  2. Meet with an advisor and register for classes (completing the form at the end of online orientation will let an academic advisor know that you are ready to schedule an appointment)
  3. Stop by campus and get your parking pass (2nd Floor - Business Office) and your Student ID (1st Floor - Student Life) 

Fall 2018:

Freshmen are required to attend an overnight SOAR during the summer months followed by Hatch Camp from August 23-26. Please click on the date you would like to register for. Please note registration for each SOAR will close 2 weeks prior or when at capactiy (whichever one comes first).

*Please note: you do not have to be logged in to complete this form. If you are using a mobile device, be sure to scroll down to begin filling out the form. 

Transfer students are required to complete an online orientation prior to registering for classes (see FAQ below for registration dates) and then attend a New Student Conference event prior to classes beginning. 

  1. Complete Online Orientation (coming soon)
  2. Use the link at the end of Online Orientation to register for New Student Conference (Please note: you do not have to be logged in to fill out this form. If you are using a mobile device, be sure to scroll down to begin filling out the form)
  3. Meet with an advisor and register for classes (completing the form at the end of online orientation will let an academic advisor know that you are ready to schedule an appointment)
  4. Attend the New Student Conference of your choice

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What is New Student Conference (NSC)? NSC is a brief overview of the services of our University. It covers the most important information that you need to know including financial aid and billing. Dinner is served and you are able to purchase a parking pass and have your student ID made. Check-in starts at 5:30pm on January 11, 2018 in the University Center Building.
  2. When can I register for classes? Registration dates are posted here.
  3. If you are a freshman, click here for helpful information for planning for SOAR (tentative schedule, hotel info, parking, packing, etc.)

For additional information, please contact Michael Stephenson at 903-223-1362 or SOAR@tamut.edu.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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