Academics

Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR)

Steps to SOAR

Attention New Students:

New students receive their PIN and register for their first quarter classes, on a space available basis, by attending an in-person SOAR.  If you are unable to attend an in-person SOAR, please send a request to SOAR@greenriver.edu with your first and last name, student ID, and student email address for an alternative option.   

In-person SOAR’s begin on Tuesday, February 20th for spring quarter registration with additional sessions running weekly until the quarter starts. New students can sign-up for an in-person SOAR session by completing the “How to Access in-person SOAR” tab below

Who completes SOAR

SOAR is mandatory for all students new to Green River unless the following apply to you. Please use the contact information provided for class registration instructions (do not sign up for an in-person SOAR session):

  • Running Start- if you are a new Running Start student, please submit your verification form to the Welcome Center (253) 333-6000, where you will sign up for an orientation exclusive to Running Start students.
  • Transfer-in Students - if you have completed credit at another college please contact a staff member in the Welcome Center (253) 333-6000 to determine next steps and if a placement assessment is needed.
  • Attend classes at the Kent Campus - if you would like to attend classes at the Kent Campus you may sign up for a SOAR session by clicking on the "how to access in-person SOAR" tab or by calling (253) 833-9111, ext. 5000.
  • Attend classes for One Quarter - if you will only be attending Green River for one quarter please contact a staff member in the Welcome Center (253) 333-6000 or beadvised@greenriver.edu
  • Basic Education (Transitional Studies) - if your placement score placed you into Transitional Studies (TS) classes please visit the Pre-College & Basic Skills office, in RLC 125, to complete the CASAS test (253) 833-9111 ext. 2315.

SOAR Overview

  • The resources available at Green River to support your educational goals
  • Placement options
  • Information about your program of study
  • How to register for classes (including receiving your PIN number)
  • What to expect for enrolling in future quarters

To Sign Up for an In-Person SOAR Session

In order to sign up, you will need to have completed Green River's application and have completed a placement assessment.

Please complete the required information below to choose a date and time. Note: You may also contact the Welcome Desk (253) 333-6000, to sign up for a session. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the presentation start time for check in and bring a photo ID. We look forward to meeting you!

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* Example: MM/DD/YYYY

 Please let us know if the SOAR session you attended worked for you. Click to fill out the SOAR evaluation.

Next Steps: To be Completed during your 1st Quarter

Choose one Educational Pathway below.

Bachelor's Degree:

Transfer to a University



Learn Trade/Skill:

Career & Technical Programs



Online resources for all students

To Sign Up for an In-Person SOAR Session

If the above does not apply to you, then you are ready to sign up for your Summer and Fall Quarter SOAR session.

Starting May 5th, please complete the required information below to choose a date and time. Note: You may also contact the Welcome Center (253) 333-6000, to sign up for a session. We look forward to meeting you!

SID Required

Birth Date Required Example: MM/DD/YYYY