At FAU, “family” is defined as anyone our students feel impacts their lives, through trust, love, and support. Adult family members who are interested in attending SOAR with their students are strongly encouraged to do so. First-Year Family SOAR is held concurrently with the student program; however the family program is separate from the student program.

Family SOAR provides an opportunity to see and learn about FAU in a deeper way and make connections with university staff and other families. It also provides families with the tools to be of support to their new FAU student(s).

First-Year Family SOAR costs $74 per person. This includes lunch and dinner on day one and coffee on day two. It also includes a branded FAU bag to collect literature throughout the day and a branded FAU lanyard.

Due to space limitations, we are not able to offer overnight accommodations to family members during SOAR. Families attending SOAR must make their own accommodations. Many hotels in the area offer an FAU rate.

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