SOAR Payment Information

This is information about the various fees associated with coming to UW-Madison and coming to SOAR.

SOAR Payment Information

Freshman Students

Charged by other offices:

  • Enrollment Deposit: $100, charged by the Office of Admissions
    • Saves a place in the class for incoming students
    • Must be paid in order to make a SOAR Reservation
    • Can be paid by credit card online or by check via the mail
    • Direct questions about this to the Office of Admissions
  • Housing Deposit: $50 initial deposit, and $250 due later
    • Needed to secure a spot in Residence Halls
    • Direct questions about this to UW-Housing
  • New Student Fee: 
      • Domestic Freshman: $275
      • International Freshman: $325
    • Billed at the same time as Fall Tuition

Charged by SOAR Office:

  • Parking: $15/day, ($30 total for first-year SOAR sessions)
    • Reserves a parking spot for SOAR participants
  • Parent/Guest Fee: $50/guest
    • Goes toward cost of materials, speakers, and dinner at freshmen SOAR
  • Meal-Only Fee: $25/guest
    • For siblings/grandparents who attend SOAR; a reduced fee that covers their meal

Transfer Students

Charged by other offices:

  • Enrollment Deposit: $100, charged by the Office of Admissions
    • Saves a place in the class for incoming students, is applied to Fall Tuition
    • Must be paid in order to make a SOAR Reservation
    • Can be paid by credit card online or by check via the mail
    • Direct questions about this to the Office of Admissions
  • Housing Deposit: $50 initial deposit, and $250 due later
    • Needed to secure a spot in Residence Halls
    • Direct questions about this to UW-Housing
  • New Student Fee: 
      • Domestic Transfer: $200 
      • International Transfer: $250
    • Billed at the same time as Fall Tuition

Charged by SOAR Office:

  • Parking: $15/day, ($15 total)
    • Reserves a parking spot for SOAR participants
  • Parent/Guest Fee: $25/guest
    • Goes toward cost of materials, speakers, and lunch at transfer SOAR
  • Meal-Only Fee: $10/guest
    • For siblings/grandparents who attend SOAR; a reduced fee that covers their meal
    • It probably makes more financial sense for siblings/grandparents to buy their own lunch

Collecting Fees

Fees charged by the SOAR office are not collected when people make a reservation. They are invoiced 2 weeks prior to a students' SOAR session. Students do not have to have paid the balance due to attend SOAR. We will collect it later SOAR fees can be taken care of upon arrival at SOAR via cash, check, visa or master card. SOAR fees can also be paid after attending SOAR. There will be a hold on a students account to register for the next semester of classes if they do not pay their SOAR fees. 

How to Pay:
  • Students can pay these fees online by credit card by going to the following website: https://register.soar.wisc.edu/register/ww/payment/Default.aspx
  • Students can pay when they check-in to SOAR by credit card, check, or cash.
Entering Payments into Excel

After check-in cash and check payments need to be entered into an Excel spreadsheet. You are able to access the spreadsheet through the O Drive. 
Click on SOAR --- Administrative --- Reservation System --- Payment Information --- 2019 --- Deposits 2019




Keywords:payment, soar, fees, parking, new student fee, parent, guest   Doc ID:38205
Owner:Beth D.Group:Center for the First-Year Experience
Created:2014-03-05 17:41 CDTUpdated:2020-06-08 11:46 CDT
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