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SOAR-Summer Orientation

First Year Eagle SOAR is designed to help ease your transition into college life as an NCCU Eagle. During orientation, you will complete many of the steps needed for enrollment such as meeting with an academic advisor, taking your student ID picture, and attending educational workshops. You will also have the chance to meet other new Eagles in small groups hosted by our SOAR Leaders.

All first-year, incoming students must attend one of the following sessions:

Date Day of Week
June 15 - 16 Wednesday - Thursday
June 22 -23 Wednesday - Thursday
July 6 - 7 Wednesday - Thursday
July 13 - 14 Wednesday - Thursday
July 27 - 28 Wednesday - Thursday

To register for New Student Orientation, you need a MyEOL account. To create an account:

  1. Visit www.nccu.edu/myeol.
  2. Enter the Banner ID number listed on your acceptance letter; it will start with the numbers 820. Your Banner PIN is your birthdate using the two digit month, two digit date, and last two digits of your birth year (MMDDYY).
  3. Enter your last name as written on your acceptance letter.
  4. Click “verify my information” to complete the registration process.
  5. Once you create an account, log-in from the NCCU homepage  - www.nccu.edu/myeol
  6. You will then be prompted to register for New Student Orientation.

All students must register and pay at least 7 days before the start of the session.  

There are no exceptions and walk-ins are not permitted. Students must submit their Enrollment Fee ($225 for first-year students) to secure their Orientation session. If your Enrollment Fee is not received by the time the session fills, you will not be able to attend that session. The number of students allowed to attend each session is limited. It is recommended that you register early to secure your session date and spot with the incoming class. Registration for all Orientation sessions close 7 days before the session begins.


First Year Student $225
Guest Age 14 & Up $55
Guest Age 9 - 13 $25
Guest Age 8 & Under Free

First Year Eagle SOAR is a two-day, overnight program. The cost is included in your Enrollment Fee of $225. This includes meals, overnight accommodations, orientation materials, and Week of Welcome Programming. Guest fees include meals and orientation materials. All fees are non-refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about orientation or registration, please view frequently asked questions for students admitted for the Summer and Fall of 2016. 

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