Welcome Days

International SOAR Days: 
The Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) process is designed to get you ready to attend Wartburg College in the Fall of 2017.  At International SOAR, you will meet with your academic advisor, register for classes, get your Wartburg ID, and meet some new friends along the way.  Additionally, you will receive important information about financial aid, housing, meal plans, student employment, and academic support.  We look forward to seeing you at Wartburg! 

Arrival Days: Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Please arrive to Waterloo Airport (ALO), Waterloo Bus Station, or directly to campus on one of these days.

August 30, 2017

9:00 am Introductions and Welcome: Zafrul Amin, Director of International Student Services

10:00 am  Healthcare in America

1:00 pm Individual Financial Counseling:  An opportunity to meet with our financial aid and business office staff to discuss one on one your scholarships and financial obligations.

3:00 pm  Health Clinic Visit: Drop off your health forms at our Noah Health Clinic

5:00 pm Dinner & Kayaking with Resident Advisors

Thursday, August 31, 2017

9:00 am Getting Settled in America: Introduction to American & Wartburg Culture

10:00 am  F-1 Student Status

1:00 pm Information Technology: Device Registration, My.Wartburg, and more

3:00 pm  Shopping

6:30 pm Ice Cream Social at President's House:  Meet your Friendship Family

Friday, September 1, 2017

9:00 am MA 90 Test
Study Guide

10:00 am  Check in for Orange Exceleration

1:00 pm Register for Classes with Academic Advisors

Introduction games with Student SOAR Leaders

Welcome & Introductions

Getting Acquainted at Founders International Student Lounge
Kayaking with Resident Assistants 
Ice Cream Social: Meeting Friendship Families
Student Staff