VIRTUAL SOAR FAQS
Here are the most popular FAQs asked during Virtual SOAR Orientation If you have additional questions not covered in this FAQ, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will get an email, if you haven’t already, about signing up for a virtual advising session. It’s important that you follow up and attend this meeting online. Your advisor wants your input about your schedule.
Yes, all students can park on campus, whether they are commuting or living on campus and wanting to keep a car with them. Parking permits can be bought online. Here is a link to Parking Services, which lists prices.
Watch your schedule as other students rearrange their schedules. The change will be reflected there. Most students get into their waitlisted classes.
As an undecided student, you’re a part of the Deciding Student Program. Students in the Deciding Student Program have an academic advisor, just like students who have declared their majors. The scheduling process is the same for you. Make sure you are checking your BGSU email, setting up your voicemail and listening to any messages — your Deciding Student Program advisor might be reaching out to you.
That’s okay and perfectly normal. Your advisor will work with you and help you graduate in four years if that is still your goal.
This is a promise to pay your bill, but it does not mean if you owe anything if you choose not to attend BGSU. The FRA must be done before you get a class schedule. Log in to MyBGSU > To Do > Financial Responsibility Agreement.
We do not recommend that — please work with your advisor.
Yes! It’s part of your tuition and fees and you use your student ID card to get in.
Yes, please complete ASAP in your MyBGSU account under Orientation. If you expect to receive a 3 or better on an AP English test or are bringing in college credit for an English or composition class, you do NOT have to write the essay.
The Office of Residence Life will reach out as those rooms become available. Please set up and check your voicemail because that’s where you will get a message that has to be returned.
Work study means that the government will pay your paycheck if you work on campus. You can apply for any job on-campus at BGSU, not just those listed as work study. If you have work study questions, we recommend calling the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships at 419-372-2615.
The Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is can be reached at 419-372-2615 about your questions because financial aid is unique to each student.
It issued in your MyBGSU account Dec. 1 and due around Jan. 1.