Student Outreach and Retention Center

Puppies & Pathfinders 12.5.2019

COVID Restrictions:

The SOAR Center is currently OPEN for in-person visits. Our  hours are still open and hours remains the same: Mon - Fri 9am - 5:00pm

Click our Resource Tab for more information on-campus resources and student supports during these times. 

Give to UCI - Student Affairs

UCI Giving Day!

All gifts, in any amount, make a difference here at UCI. Whether you are making an outright gift today or leaving a legacy gift to impact future Anteaters, there are many ways to be part of our brilliant future. 

What exactly do we do?

Learn about how we can hep you!

SOAR is a dynamic space that empowers student scholars through praxis to advocate and develop a transformative and equitable educational environment where students can use their education as a vehicle for social impact. 

Mon - Thur, 9am - 12pm, 1 - 4 pm

Join us for Social Deepening Hours!

That's right, you can visit the SOAR Center and connect with us from the comfort of your home! You can just click the zoom link below to have your computer automatically download and install Zoom and be taken to our virtual front desk!  

What can we offer?

Look into our programs!

We offer a variety of programs ranging from writing, socials, and peer help. Click on the button below to read more about it. 

What's new?

(Click on the flyers to find out more)


SOAR & Transfer Student Center Collaboration

Umoja Pilot Program Application

Applications are now open until August 31, 2022


The UCI Transfer Student Center is excited to welcome you and build community for Black Transfer Students across campus. This pilot program aims to create an opportunity for us to start the groundwork for an official Umoja Program. Students will receive a range of benefits and services that will allow you to gain resources and support from the Transfer Student Center, Transfer Admissions, and Student Outreach & Retention Center.

Through this google form you can apply to our pilot program which will aid transfers in their transition to and through UCI based upon your individual needs.

Deadline to submit your application is Monday, August 29th.

One-on-One Advising
LARC Scholarship
SOAR  Scholarship
Book Loan/ I-Clicker Loan Program
Testing Materials
Individualized Workshops and Events
Priority Consideration for Housing

Must attend the Welcome/Orientation
Meet with designated Counselor and participate in activities to support academic progress when requested by said Counselor
Must attend at least 2 Umoja sponsored community meetings/events per quarter.
Must have Quarterly Check-In's Umoja Coordinator and or UMOJA Peer Mentors

Details regarding selection and program orientation will be sent to applicants by early September.

Questions or concerns regarding the program can be directed to: 

Wiley G. Wilson Jr. | Umoja Pilot Program | 

Adeeva Myers | Counselor/Coordinator | 

Joey Leon | Assistant Director SOAR Center | or

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