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Student Orientation and Academic Readiness Program (SOAR)

Ancilla College’s Summer Student Orientation and Academic Readiness (SOAR) Program is designed for high school students transitioning into their junior and senior years.  This program allows students the opportunity to become acquainted with the college campus atmosphere as they live on campus and eat in the dining hall for two weeks while simultaneously attending a course for college credit.  Additionally, students will sample various subjects and lecture styles as they explore possible career interests.  Students will also become acquainted with various offices and resources found on most college campuses.

In addition to completing the application, students must also submit:

Materials can be emailed to or mailed to:

P.O. BOX 1


Acceptance letters will be sent out no later than June 1st, 2019.

Once admitted into SOAR, the program fees must be paid prior to attending. 

SOAR Program Application

Please fill out and sign this application. We will contact you shortly about any other information we may need.
  • mm/dd/yyyy
  • Social Security Number (Submitting your Social Security Number (SSN) is not required, and your SSN will not be used to create a student identification number, but it is required to receive certain federal tax benefits. Your SSN is also sometimes helpful to accurately match some records like SAT or ACT test scores.)
  • Please provide your regular, daytime phone number.
  • Please provide us with the email address you use most often.
  • Please provide your personal cell phone number (if it is different from the phone number above). Leave this blank if it's the same number.
    (This is used for government reporting purposes only. No admissions decisions are based on this.)
  • (This is used for government reporting purposes only. No admissions decisions are based on this.)
    Please only pick four options.
  • Please write home-schooled if that is the case.
  • Month and Year
  • Please provide your regular, daytime phone number.

    IMPORTANT: Students receiving admission to Ancilla College Student Orientation and Academic Readiness (SOAR) Program will be admitted as a non-degree seeking student. To qualify for financial aid or benefits under the G.I. Bill of Rights, students must be formally admitted to a degree seeking program.
  • Accuracy Statement

    I certify that the information provided on this application is accurate and true. I understand that falsified information may result in denial of admission and termination of enrollment at Ancilla College. I agree to abide by the policies, rules and regulations of Ancilla College. I authorize my high school, and any other educational institutions attended, to furnish all academic and personal information requested by the Ancilla Admissions Office. I authorize Ancilla College to report my academic progress to my counselor and program adviser for the purposes of curriculum and instructional development. I authorize the Office of Financial Aid to release appropriate information on my academic progress, including grades, and the amount of any aid and award I receive to state, federal and other agencies, institutions, and others involved in providing funds for my education.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.

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