New Student Orientation (SOAR)


    REGISTERING FOR an in-person New Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR)

    Registering for an in-person New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration Session (SOAR) is quick and easy utilizing our online scheduling system! Please note that in-person sessions will be offered from November 8, 2017-December 14, 2017.

    How To Register For A SOAR Session

    1. Click here or visit

    2. Under Category Details section, select "SOAR Session" in the box that is titled Event Category.

    3.Hit the “Search” button.
       - The available SOAR sessions will be displayed. Once you identify the SOAR session that best fits your schedule, please click on the title of the session, which is a link. You will then click the “Register” button.

    4. Please login with the information that you used for your application for admission to the college.
       - If you cannot remember your login information, please click on the “Forgot My Password” option to reset your password.
       - If you did not apply for admission online or are unable to reset your password, please click on the “Create an Account” option.

    5. Upon completion of the registration form, please click the “Register” button.

    6. Congratulations, you are now registered for your SOAR session!
       -  If you forget the information for your SOAR session, please visit and look under “Events” to view your upcoming SOAR session information.

    Please bring with you: Your placement test results. If you are attending a session at the Laurel College Center, please also bring with you proof of completion of the Preview to PGCC assignment (Please click here for instructions). 

    ***Michigan specific sessions are only for students who’ve taken the Michigan Placement Test***

    Parking, Maps and Directions

    Click here for directions to the college and campus maps. 


    If you have any questions or need any ADA accommodations, please send an email to or you can call 301-546-0730 at least 3 business days prior to your session to ensure your needs are met.