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Office of First Year Programs
304 Allie Young Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-5208
Fax: 606-783-5072

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SOAR Checklist

Updated 2/13/15 

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Register for SOAR 

Register Online at MSU SOAR website or by phone at 606-783-5208.  You must be accepted in order to participate in SOAR.

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Activate your Eagle Account

We ask that you activate your Eagle Account prior to your SOAR program following the directions below.  

If you are unable to activate your account, don’t worry!  We will help you at SOAR.

Click here for Account Activation Directions or follow written instructions below.

Account Activation Directions:

  • Go to 
  • Under "Trouble Logging in?" area select "Activate Account"
    • Enter your Eagle ID - your 7-digit MSU ID number preceded by a lowercase ‘m’. (ie.  m#######)
    • Enter your temporary password which is the last 4 digits of your Social Security number, 2 digit month, 2 digit day and 4 digit year of your birthday.
    • Click Login Button  
    • This will open the Account Initialization screen.  
    • Enter your temporary password AGAIN (last 4 digits of your Social Security number, 2 digit month, 2 digit day and 4 digit year of your birthday.
    • Create a new password that is 8-12 characters long and contains at least 1 number and 1 letter.  This will be your Eagle Pass, used for your email and most online accounts.
    • Enter the new password again.
    • Select three security questions and answer them.
    • Click Login Button 
    • You have successfully initialized your account!
    • Please write down your password – you will need it at SOAR!!
    • Do not share your account password with anyone. 
    • If you have problems, don’t worry – we will fix it at SOAR 
  • Student Technology Account Information Handout (PDF) 

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Review Parking Information

For the April SOAR programs, you will need to park in the By Pass lot (Campus Map).  You will be able to ride the shuttle buses to ADUC. 

For the other SOAR sessions, you may park in the lots designated on the campus map.  Shuttle vans will be available.  Please do not park in reserved numbered spaces or privately owned parking lots.

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Campus Map 

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Dining Services Information
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Review EagleCard Information

The EagleCard ID is your official Morehead State University (MSU) photo identification and financial key to the MSU cashless society.  All members of the campus community are required to have and carry an EagleCard.

Your photo will be taken in the lobby of ADUC during your SOAR session so that your EagleCard will be available that afternoon for pick-up.  Please do not wear hats or sunglasses for your photo.

The EagleCard Office, located in room 107 ADUC, produces the EagleCard and maintains Meal Memberships & debit accounts for all current students and employees.  The EagleCard currently utilizes both magnetic stripe and contactless chip technology both on and off campus for the following accounts and functionality.

  • Meal Memberships  
  • BeakerBUCKs 
  • Eagle Checking Account (ATM/Debit) - U.S.Bank
  • EagleCard ONLINE
  • Residence Hall Door Access
  • Library, Facilities, and Athletic Event Access

For more information and updates, please visit the Eagle Card website.

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Review Banking Information 

U.S. Bank is Morehead State’s student banking partner and is directly associated with the EagleCard ID.   Click Here for more information.

Save time at SOAR and fill out the US Bank application and bring it to SOAR.

U.S. Bank Student Checking Application for Morehead State University 
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Will you have a vehicle on-campus for the 2016-2017 academic year?

A valid Morehead State University parking permit is required to be displayed on vehicles parked on property owned or controlled by Morehead State University. Enforcement of parking permit requirements begins on the first day of classes of each term.

To purchase a parking permit at SOAR, you will need to know your license plate number, make, model, and year of your vehicle.  Parking permits are $120.00 per year for zones AH, AZ, C, E and S.  Parking permits are $60.00 per year for the Overflow Lot – Zone O.  We accept cash, check, or major credit cards.  For more information on vehicle registration, click here.


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Make overnight accommodations, if needed

SOAR programs are one day programs and do not require an overnight stay.  If you have traveled a long distance, you may choose to stay overnight in one of our area hotels

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Review this list again prior to your SOAR visit!  

Check out the Web site before you attend for any updates.








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