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Freshman Orientation (SOAR)

Submit Before SOAR

Prior to your SOAR session you may be contacted via your Tech campus email (tntech.edu/studentemail) to resolve the following items (or holds) on your account. Each student should resolve these matters prior to their orientation session to prevent any problems with their admittance or course registration.

 Recommended Items to Bring to SOAR

SOAR

Items marked (*) are required to bring to SOAR. All other items are recommended for students and guests attending a SOAR session:

  • *SOAR Parking Pass (available for download & print from your SOAR reminder email)
  • *Government-issued photo identification (Drivers License, state-issued ID card, passport, or US Military ID) - Required to make student ID (Eagle Card).
  • *Required documentation for I-9 Card IF working on campus**
  • Personal face mask (or a disposable one will be provided at check-in)
  • License plate number of your vehicle - if you would like to register for your parking permit during SOAR.
  • Comfortable clothing (students should dress appropriately for their student ID/Eagle Card photo)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Pencil/pen
  • Notebook/writing pad
  • Internet accessible device (after Day 1 orientation activities complete)
  • Chargers for electronics
  • Checkbook, credit card, or other payment method (to purchase items; tuition will NOT be paid at this time)
  • Snacks and water (University Bookstore will be open to purchase snacks or drinks, if needed)

  

I-9 Information**

Students that will be working on campus will need to obtain an I-9 card, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. You will not be able to pick up your work assignment or start working until the process is complete. It’s suggested that you complete this process while at orientation so please contact Human Resources at hr@tntech.edu or at (931) 372-3034 for details on how to complete the I-9 process.

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