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Student Orientation And Registration (SOAR)

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Start strong!

Student Orientation And Registration (SOAR) is your opportunity to register for your first semester of classes and become more familiar with life at Alverno. Faculty, staff, students, advisors and administrators will present a variety of information in an interactive format about our abilities-based learning curriculum, campus services and resources, class selection, and more. Ask us questions, meet new people and get ready to soar!

Alverno Students

Alverno Students 



Alverno Campus

First year Students

Upcoming SOAR events for new students: 

Dates for students starting at Alverno in the Fall 2019 are coming soon! If you are starting with us in January 2019, please see the registration dates for Transfer and Adult SOAR below.
Questions about SOAR? Contact Admissions at 414-382-6100 or


 Founders Hall

Transfer and Adult Students

Register for a date and time that works best with your schedule. If you are tranfering to Alverno directly from another institution, we encourage you to sign up for one of the times in January. This will allow time for you to send us your latest transcript.



Student OrientationNew Student Convocation

The meaning of convocation, or convocare, is to call together. Alverno’s president calls together the College community at the beginning of every semester to welcome new students and their families, and to celebrate. For students starting at Alverno in January 2019, Convocation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 in Pitman Theatre, 3431 S. 39th St., Milwaukee.