Successfully Orienting Students (SOS)

SOS Orientation Leaders

Welcome to the Auburn Family!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Auburn University! We look forward to hosting you at Successfully Orienting Students (SOS), Auburn's transfer student orientation. Through SOS, we will provide an experience which will promote the academic, social and personal success of incoming transfer students. We hope our website will provide all necessary information and instructions to prepare you for your orientation session and your first year at Auburn University.

Once you’ve confirmed your enrollment and submitted your Transfer Plan of Studycheck the orientation schedule and register for SOS. Registration opens session by session throughout the year.


During SOS, you will:

  • Meet your SOS Orientation Leader and other incoming transfer students while you learn more about Auburn.
  • Discover campus resources and departments to help you succeed at Auburn.
  • Learn to use online systems including AU Access and Tiger Scheduler.
  • Meet with your academic advisor in a group advising session and prepare for class registration.
  • Get your Tiger Card made.

Find out more about what the SOS session includes for you and your family or guests


SOS Session Dates
Click here for more information including the specific session registration dates for each term that you are entering Auburn.


Students Starting Summer/Fall 2019 

  • Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Students Starting Spring 2020 - Please see this page for more information about the new Pre-Orientation Modules. 

  • Friday, November 8, 2019 (registration will open in September)
  • Monday, January 6, 2020


We encourage you to explore our site and carefully read all emails and print material provided. If you need further assistance, please contact us.