Welcome to the beginning of your Wartburg College career! The Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) process is designed to get you ready to attend Wartburg College in the coming term.  Your attendance is required at one of these sessions as part of Wartburg’s orientation program. You will have the opportunity to meet with a faculty adviser, select your classes, and learn more about the academic support services and campus life at Wartburg. 

Note: If you have already activated your Wartburg account to view your financial aid award, or if you already have a Wartburg email account, use the same username and password to log on to https://my.wartburg.edu/ICS/Admissions/.

If you have not yet activated your account, use the following steps: (Preferably from a computer vs. a phone)

  • Go to https://winnet.wartburg.edu/activateaccount/ and activate your account by using your ID#. 
  • This will generate a document that contains important information, including your username and password for your Wartburg email account. Follow the instructions on this document and make sure you save your username and password.
  • Once activated, log on to https://my.wartburg.edu/ICS/Admissions/ and complete the SOAR registration form. For assistance with activating your account, please contact our techline at 319-352-8767 or techline@wartburg.edu.
  • Login at https://my.wartburg.edu/ICS/Admissions/Applied_Student.jnz.
  • Click on the ‘Registration Form’ button in the ‘Complete prior to SOAR’ list.
  • Select preferred SOAR date. The available dates are May 14, June 13, June 20, and June 24.
  • Complete each step with other required registration information.

Please review the information in each dropdown menu below PRIOR to attending a SOAR day. 

Before you arrive for SOAR, be sure to watch the videos below. You should be able to watch all within 10 minutes. For the best viewing experience, we encourage you to select the full screen option in the lower right of each video.

Course Credit Overview & Average Course Load

Finding Web Resources

General Education Plan Overview

Academic Catalog Overview

SOAR Questions:

Lindsey Leonard

Assistant Dean for Inclusive Community