New Student Orientation

The Berry College orientation program for incoming freshmen and transfer students is a three-part process designed to assist incoming freshmen, transfers, and their families with the transition into the Berry community. 

1. SOAR (June) 
2. Viking Venture (August) 
3. BCC 100 (Fall Semester) 

The orientation fee is $150 and will be included on your fall tuition statement which you will receive at SOAR in June. 

The Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for planning, evaluating, and administering new student orientation programs at Berry College with the help of the Head SOAR Leader. 

Contact: Lindsey Taylor, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (706-236-2207) or email