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Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR)

Welcome to Reynolds! 

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If you are a new student for fall semester 2020 AND have not previously completed a semester of college, you will need to participate in SOAR (New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration).  At this time we are offering a completely virtual orientation experience for our incoming students.

Our virtual orientation experience will ensure you can get started on your journey with Reynolds NOW! Orientation allows you to…

  • Meet one on one with an academic advisor
  • Learn how to navigate your MyREYNOLDS account
  • Create your fall schedule

Get Started!

As a new student, we want to make sure you get started on the right path at Reynolds. Follow these steps to make sure you are ready for classes this fall:

 

  1. Complete the Orientation Checklist. This checklist will walk you through each step of enrollment, provide helpful videos and refer you to specific offices at the college for assistance should you need it. Don’t miss a step when you complete the checklist!
  2. Register for SOAR New Student Advising. An advisor will contact you within 2 business days to set up a time to review your academic goals, help you select courses, teach you how to use Reynolds tech tools and ensure you are ready to start courses!
Please ensure you are checking your personal email, phone and voicemail so you don’t miss a message! 

 


Attention Culinary and Pastry Arts Students 

If you are a new student in the Culinary or Pastry Arts programs at Reynolds, please complete the following steps in order to get started for the fall semester: 

  1. Email Chef Rounds for an appointment  or questions.
  2. Complete the Orientation Checklist
  3. After meeting with Chef Miller, visit a Virtual Registration Lab if you need assistance registering for classes.

 Attention Engineering Students

Follow these steps to complete your new student orientation process: 

  1. Complete the Orientation Checklist
  2. Sign up to speak directly to an engineering faculty advisor. You can sign up with Dr. Kendra Brinkley or Sylvia Clay (click on their names to view their appointment availability) 
  3. After meeting with them, visit a Virtual Registration Lab if you need assistance registering for classes.

Attention EMS Students

Follow these steps to complete your new student orientation process: 

  1. Complete the Orientation Checklist
  2. Email Mr. Nakia James to find out which classes to register for during the fall 2020 semester.
  3. After meeting with Mr. James, visit a Virtual Registration Lab if you need assistance registering for classes. 

Be sure to check your personal email regularly, Reynolds will send important messages regarding admissions, financial aid, advising and more.

Questions? Contact us at 804-523-5155 or soar@reynolds.edu.