FAQ- Transfer SOAR


What is the schedule for Transfer SOAR on July 1?

*There is both an AM and PM session being offered.  If you are unsure which you signed up for, please call 281-649-3211 or email Undergrad Admissions.


Transfer SOAR Schedule- AM SESSION

8:00 AM Check-In at Anderson Student Center                               
8:30 AM Opening Session Begins
9:00 AM Table Browsing Session
9:30 AM Dismissal to Advising
  Registration in Computer Lab
  Clear Financial Services
  Have Student ID made in Library
  Check-out in Anderson Student Center


Transfer SOAR Schedule- PM SESSION

1:00 PM Check-In at Anderson Student Center                              
1:30 PM Opening Session Begins
2:00 PM Table Browsing Session
2:30 PM Dismissal to Advising
  Registration in Computer Lab
  Clear Financial Services
  Have Student ID made in Library
  Check-out in Anderson Student Center


Where should I park for Transfer SOAR?

  • If coming from 59, take the Fondren exit and head South on Fondren.  Take the first entrance to HBU on the right.  Park in the lots the right or left.   Check in is in the Anderson Student Center of the Brown Administrative Complex, which is the building straight ahead.


What do I need to bring to Transfer SOAR? 

  • Any final or updated transcripts that HBU does not have
  • Bring your completed HBU Meningitis Form and Proof of Vaccination (if not already turned in).  We must have these items per Texas law!
  • Spending money for the HBU Book Store- 20% off during Transfer SOAR!


What will be provided for me at SOAR?

  • The chance to meet with an academic advisor in your field to discuss fall class options
  • The opportunity to register in a computer lab with HBU Admissions staff present to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • The opportunity to pick up for your parking pass and have your HBU student ID made.
  • The opportunity to meet with Financial Aid counselors and get help with payment plans.
  • Great opportunities to meet the campus community, meet fellow new Huskies, and gain valuable information concerning your transition to HBU!


Do I need to meet with an advisor before I attend Transfer SOAR?

  • No. All new students will meet with an advisor in their field to be advised on  fall classes.
  • You will then register for fall classes in a computer lab with Admissions staff present to resolve any problems.


Do I have to pay my tuition and fees at Transfer SOAR?

  • You will not be required to make full payment during SOAR. 
  • You will, however, be asked to make payment arrangements at SOAR, which often requires paying $50 to set up a payment plan.
  • Our Financial Aid and Cashier's Office staff will be available and happy to help you with your financial aid and payment plan questions.