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 (N#) and your birthday in the MMDDYY format
  • Click on ‘Sites Menu’ icon in the upper right hand corner and click on the ‘SOAR Online’ link in the drop down menu
  • Click on ‘SOAR Content’ on the left hand side to complete the orientation
  • To complete the SOAR and remove your hold, you must complete the quiz and score 100%, then confirm your score by following the prompts

Download the instructions.

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, Business & Public Services: 419.267.1345
Arts & Sciences: 419.267.1247
STEM: 419.267.1273
Industrial Technologies: 419.267.1429
Nursing: 419.267.1246
Undecided Majors: 419.267.1247

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