Spring Orientation, Advising and Registration (S.O.A.R.)

SOAR updates

Welcome to our UNB family!

We are excited you have chosen UNB Fredericton and SOAR is just the start of your journey.

SOAR is a virtual orientation event to help you prepare for all aspects of student life at UNB and we begin with academic advising and registration.

This website will serve as a reference for students, parents, and supporters, and will be updated throughout the summer as our online orientation experience unfolds.

Your orientation starts now!

A message from Dr. George MacLean, Vice-President (Academic)

Faculty SOAR Programming

Your faculty has programming especially for you. See your faculty for more information.


Spring Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) is continuing with two new events open to students, parents and supporters:

Transitions UNB: Supporting first-year success

A panel of university experts will provide information and answer questions about services available to support students during their first year and throughout their academic program.

Original broadcast: Tuesday, June 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (AST)
View recording now

Money Matters

This session will offer an overview of student loan and grant programs, as well as information on understanding your student financial account.

Original broadcast: Thursday, June 25, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. (AST)
View recording now

Tip for joining the session: If you are not joining the event from your UNB Teams account, please choose the "watch on the web" button and "join anonymously".

Supporting student success is important to us. Over the summer and into the fall, there will be more orientation events to introduce you to all aspects of student life and prepare you for the academic year ahead.

Watch your email for details and join our Facebook group for new students. You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

SOAR resources

Take some time to browse these resources so you’ll be ready to make the most of your SOAR experience.

Activate your IT services: Claiming your IT account is the first step to accessing all of UNB’s online services

Downloading Teams: Check out this tutorial on downloading Microsoft 0365 Teams in order to participate fully in orientation programming over the summer.

Get started on Teams: We’ll show you how to navigate Microsoft Teams, join video meetings and participate in other programming.

Navigating your UNB portal: myUNB is your gateway to all of the essential information you will use regularly as a student.

eServices | Academic Information: See how to access key academic information through your eServices.

eServices | Financial Information: This tutorial walks your through the Financial side of eServices and how to find out important information about your account.

UNB lingo: Niko and Gwyn explain some of the words that we use at university that you need to know.

Campus tour: Explore our campus from home

More UNB resources

Need some help? We have answers!

Admissions: Contact the Admissions Office with questions about your UNB application.

Technology: Unable to log onto your myUNB Portal? Experiencing other tech issues? Contact the IT Service Desk for all campus email, login and tech issues | itservicedesk@unb.ca 


Money Matters

Other questions? studentservices@unb.ca