Welcome to Dillard University!


Welcome to Dillard University!


The Dillard University SOAR (New Student Orientation) program marks the completion of your journey towards enrolling at Dillard University. SOAR is designed to provide all new students-whether freshman, transfer, readmit, resident, commuter, or non-traditional - an array of programs and workshops. We are excited that you will be joining our Dillard family! SOAR is also designed to help you make new friends, find your way around campus, and educate you about all the resources we provide to support your success. These activities combined will introduce you to Dillard University and prepare you for your collegiate experience.

All incoming students are required to be cleared by August 1st for fall enrollment. Please register to attend a clearance session to make sure you are cleared by the deadline. 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Recruitment, Admissions and Programming at (504) 816-4670, 800.216.6637 toll free or by email at admissions@dillard.edu. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Move-In Day 2019

SOAR (New Student Orientation) is a MANDATORY orientation program for all incoming students (new students, transfer students and non-traditional students).

SOAR (New Student Orientation):

Tuesday, August 13th (MOVE IN DAY)-Friday, August 16th

Fall Classes Begin:
Monday, August 19, 2019

Below are the areas in which all students must be cleared by August 1st for fall enrollment. 


Health & Wellness

Financial Aid

Business & Finance

Residential Life

Advising & Registration