Congratulations on your acceptance to UNA! To enhance your beginning experience, we offer Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR). SOAR allows you to learn about the University's services, resources, and involvement opportunities. You will also participate in academic advising and pre-register for classes. Information will be provided on essentials such as financial aid, parking decals, meal plans, housing, tuition, and more.  

Register for Freshman SOAR

Register for Transfer SOAR

Parent and Guest Information

Missed New Student Advising?

Students accepted for spring semester 2018 that were not able to attend New Student Advising and Registration on January 8, 2018 may do the following:

  1. Email University Advising Services at, and an advisor will contact you about getting advised and registered for classes.  
  2. You may register online through UNA Portal at First-time login users, UserName is first initial and last name, Password is RoarLions!mmddyyyy (8-digit date of birth). Should you have problems logging in, email Once logged in, instructions on how to register for classes are located on the website at  For registration error questions, email
  3. Get a MANE Card by going to The Commons 110.
  4. Get a parking decal at Transportation Services in the Guillot University Center on the 1st floor.
  5. Submit your Proof of Immunization

Campus Housing

New residents may check in on Monday, January 8, 2018 between 9 AM – 4 PM in the Housing & Residence Life office located in Rice Hall. Should the University close for inclement weather, new residents may check in by contacting 256-577-3907 prior to their arrival at the Housing & Residence Life office located in Rice Hall.