Once you have completed the student application process, your next step is to complete Online Orientation (SOAR). SOAR is offered online and is required of all new NSCC students prior to registering for classes. Follow the instructions below to complete SOAR.

Access Sakai for Online SOAR:

  • Log in to Sakai using your NSCC ID number and your pin.
  • Click on the SOAR tab at the top of the page to access the orientation.
  • When you have successfully completed SOAR, you will be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes.

If you have questions regardingSOAR, call 419.267.1320 or email orientation@NorthwestState.edu.

Once you have completed SOAR and passed the quiz, your account registration hold will be removed within two hours.

NEXT STEP if you do not have ACT or ACCUPLACER scores: 
You may register for the ACCUPLACER Assessment today.

NEXT STEP if scores are on file:
You are now ready to register for classes

To schedule an appointment with your academic advisor, contact your academic division secretary. If you are unsure which division your program is a part of, check out the degree and certificate listings for details.

Allied Health & Public Services: 419.267.1345
Arts & Sciences: 419.267.1247
Business Technologies: 419.267.1351
Math, Science & Engineering Technologies: 419.267.1273
Industrial Technologies: 419.267.1429
Nursing: 419.267.1246
Van Wert Nursing: 419.238.0779
Undecided Majors: 419.267.1247

Not sure what to do next? Email orientation@NorthwestState.edu.