SOAR with Chadron State College

Thank you for applying to Chadron State College, we are so excited to have you join the Eagle family! Our Summer Orientation and Registration events are the perfect opportunity to get a taste of what life as an Eagle is all about. From meeting faculty to exploring our beautiful campus, it's an experience you won't want to miss.

Summer Orientation and Registration

SOAR provides the opportunity to discover CSC traditions, register for classes, connect with your academic advisor, and learn about student resources available to you at CSC. 

Chadron State College requires all new first-year and transfer undergraduate, degree-seeking students enrolling to attend an Orientation session. We'll introduce you to our unique approach to education, register you for classes, and connect you to staff, faculty, and campus resources.

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Orientation Dates

Friday, April 12, 2024- Athletics
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Friday, June 7, 2024
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Online Orientation- Dates TBD
Sign up for Orientation

All incoming fall, first-year and transfer students will receive an invitation through their email to register for an orientation date.

How to register:

  • Monitor your personal email for your invitation
  • Select an Orientation date 
  • Open the link in the invite and register

If you have questions, please contact us:


Parent and Guest Registration

We are pleased your student will be attending CSC and joining the Eagle Family this fall. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to attend our SOAR and Move-In events with your student. When your student registers for a SOAR event they will have the option to list how many guests will be in attendance. 


Cost for Orientation

Each student is assessed a $100 fee to their Fall bill, which covers the cost of Orientation and Move-In events for your student and two (2) guests. Adding additional guests over the age of ten (10) is $50 per guest, and will also be added to your student's fall bill.

Information confirming guest registration will be sent to your student in the mail and via Eagle Mail.

What to bring to Orientation?

We recommend bringing the following items to make your as easy and enjoyable as possible: 

  • Any questions you may have for the orientation team
  • Any documents/paperwork you may need to submit or may have questions on
  • Comfortable clothes and walking shoes
  • Refillable water bottle
  • State issued picture ID
  • Smartphone or device
Hotel and Travel Information

Welcome to Chadron, Nebraska! If you are considering hotel accommodations during your stay, please book early.

Wondering how to get here?

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