Student Outreach and Retention Center

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Our Mission

The mission of the SOAR Center is to provide support and enrichment opportunities for students at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). We are committed to help students survive and thrive by increasing their engagement on and off campus, fostering their academic success, and creating a supportive social environment. We promote student leadership development through student initiated outreach and retention projects, and serve as a bridge between the information, resources, and services that contribute to their success.

SOAR Core Values

Advocacy: advocating for underserved, underrepresented communities to mobilize social change

Wellness: cultivating and nurturing wellness, self-care, and cultural stability within the student body

Access: bridging pathways between students and resources

Equity: fostering inclusive and equitable environments to promote academic and personal growth

Student Initiated: unlocking potential through student ideation, empowerment, and leadership

SOAR with Us

Come celebrate SOAR's year-long achievements at our upcoming banquet. Everyone is welcome to RSVP.


Upcoming Events

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