Lake-Sumter Community College

New Student Orientation​

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Schedule Mandatory DE New Student Orientation SOAR Part 1 & 2

SOAR: Student Orientation, Advising, & Registration

SOAR is required for all new Dual Enrollment Students.

You are ready to start SOAR if:

  • You’ve met the HS GPA and test score eligibility requirements.
  • You’ve submitted Admissions paperwork to the LSSC Admissions Office.
  • You’ve activated your Lakehawk Mail Account.
  • You know your LSSC X-ID number.

Steps to SOAR

     Step 1: Go to SOAR (new student orientation) (

     Step 2: Watch all of the videos (SOAR I)

     Step 3: Complete all quizzes & note your score

     Step 4: Review DE SOAR II Schedule

     Step 5: Pre-Register for a required DE SOAR II session using your LSSC X-ID number
and Lakehawk email address

     Step 6: Attend the DE SOAR II Session

  • Check-in 15 minutes early
  • Bring photo ID, pen, confirmation copy

At orientation, students will:

  • Receive a personalized advising guide to help plan for the first semester (based on placement test scores).
  • Learn how to sign up for classes using the online schedule & LOIS.
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions and make connections with other students & advising staff.