Palm Beach Atlantic University

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April 21, 2015

Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (S.O.A.R.)

May 30, 2014 8:00 AM


(May be subject to change)

S.O.A.R. is one-day orientation, which will help you prepare for your first year at PBA.
Click here for more details about S.O.A.R.

8:30-10 a.m.: Registration Table Opens (Greene Complex Lobby): Check-In to receive your packet of information for the day
8:30-10 a.m.: Student ID Session (You will need a Federal or State ID to complete this process)
8:30-10 a.m.: Chemistry Placement Test (Room 210, Greene Complex)
8:45-9:45 a.m.: Residence Hall Viewings (Leaving from the Greene Complex)
10-10:30 a.m.: “Welcome to Palm Beach Atlantic University” Opening Session (Rubin Arena)
10:30-11:15 a.m.: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Tech Services, and Academic Advising for Freshmen & Transfers Presentations (Rubin Arena)

Participants will split into two groups:

White Group:

11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.:

-Sessions with Faculty & Advisors- Students Only (see schedule below)
-Career Planning & Advising- Parents Only (Rubin)                
12:20-1:05 p.m. Lunch (Cafeteria)

Blue Group:

11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.: Lunch

12:20-1:05 p.m.:

-Sessions with Faculty & Advisors- Students Only (see schedule below)
-Career Planning & Advising- Parents Only (Rubin) 


Students Only White Group: 11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Hanley Library Classroom

School of Communication & Media (WG1)

Library Lobby Area

School of Nursing (WG2)

Borbe Computer Lab

School of Education & Behavioral Studies (WG3)

Rinker Lab 2352

Rinker School of Business (WG4)

Location Students Only Blue Group: 12:20-1:05 p.m.
Hanley Library Classroom School of Arts & Sciences (ARTs & Exploratory) (BG1)
Library Lobby Area School of Arts & Sciences (Science) (BG2)
Borbe Computer Lab School of Music & Fine Arts (BG3)
Rinker Lab 2352 School of Ministry(BG4)


1:15-2:15 p.m.: “Student Life at PBA” Panel for Parents (Warren Library Rotunda)

1:15-2:15 p.m.:

  • Student Life Activity (Rubin)
  • Transfer Breakout Session (CTE 208 – Warren Library)
  • Bridges Breakout Session (Room 210, Greene Complex)

2:15-3:30 p.m. Sailfish Showcase (Mahoney Gym)

 Campus Ministries & Chapel; Career Development; Center for Campus Connections; Campus Safety; Campus Bookstore; Student Success Center; Workship Office; Athletics; Aramark – Sailfish Dining; Learning Communities & QEP; Alumni Services; Health & Wellness Forms Collection Point; Campus Recreation; Center for Experiential Learning/ Study Abroad; PBA Card Office; Counseling; Parents Information Table; Residence Life; ROTC; Student Involvement & Leadership; Technology Services Help Desk; Transfer Club; Welcome Week; Warren Library

2:15-3:30 p.m. Financial Aid & Student Accounts Kiosk (Mahoney Gym)
2:15-3:30 p.m. Student ID (Mahoney Gym)
2:45-3:15 p.m. Campus Tours (Greene Complex)




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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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