Lake-Sumter Community College

Lake Sumter Community College
Lake Sumter Community College

Lake-Sumter State College
New Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR)

All first time in college and dual enrollment students are required to complete SOAR prior to registering for classes. Transfer students are encouraged, but not required, to complete SOAR.

You are ready to begin work on completing your SOAR requirement once you have been accepted to LSSC and know your LSSC student X-ID number. If you do not know your X-ID number Click here and then click on the "Lookup X-ID" Icon.

Be sure to submit your official high school transcript or a copy of your GED to Admissions right away. These documents contain information that is vital to the SOAR process.


SOAR PART I: Canvas-based online program with videos, web links, section quizzes, and a final assessment.  You must complete all of SOAR Part I, including the final SOAR I , assessment prior to attending SOAR Part II.

SOAR PART II: Live group advising session, offered on campus and online.

Soar Part 1 is based in Canvas, which is the online learning management system for all of your classes. Your Canvas login information is your student email and password.  Once you have your email and password, c
lick on the "Welcome to SOAR" icon below to login to Canvas.  From there, you will select "Dashboard" and then "SOAR".  If you need help, click here

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NEXT:  Click on the "Next Steps" Icon to learn what to do before attending Part II. 

Next Steps 

PART II:  Read the info below and make your appointment.    

SOAR II sessions will begin on time, therefore arrive early to sign-in and receive an orientation packet.  Students who arrive late, or anyone who fails to attend the entire session must reschedule.

SOAR II is for students only. With apologies to parents, family, or guests, and in accordance with our goal to accommodate as many students as possible while adhering to fire codes, we request that only our incoming students attend the session.

SOAR II sessions are open for Summer 2019 starters.

SOAR II sessions for all students starting Fall 2019 will be posted July 1st.

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