Congratulations on your decision to attend Juniata College and welcome to the Juniata community!

on the quad at Juniata CollegeWe know that you and your family have many questions and concerns as you begin thinking about all of the tasks you need to accomplish before you arrive on campus.

Student Orientation & Academic Registration (SOAR)

is the next step in your process to becoming an Eagle! Our goals during SOAR are to ease your transition, answer all of your questions, and help you feel more connected and comfortable with the campus and Juniata's students, faculty, and staff.

 2020 Orientation Date

To register for Orientation, click on the link below for your preferred date. Log in using the same e-mail address and password that you used for your Juniata admission application. International Students, please check with the Center for International Education before registering for Orientation and making your travel plans.

  • January 19-20 ( this is for students enrolling for Spring 2020 semester)
  • Summer Dates for Fall 2020 enrolled students will be announced soon!


  • The College Writing Seminar Summer Intake Essay is no longer required. Please disregard that information on your matriculation packet folder checklist.
  • Students will have three online training modules to complete before arriving on campus. These modules are related to alcohol, sexual assault & interpersonal violence prevention, and equity, diversity & inclusion. These courses are go-at-your-own pace and are easy to navigate. Originally, we had expected it to be sometime in July, but it got moved to August because of some changes occurring at the company that provides the modules for us. Watch your Juniata email for the link/instructions soon!

Helpful Information for New Students and Families: