Alcorn State University welcomes you to Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Alcorn State University!

We are excited to welcome you to our beautiful academic oasis where you will love our historic buildings, our tall oak trees, and our lush green spaces. Our 1700-acre campus will inspire you to pursue your academic goals in an environment that offers a transformational experience around every corner.

You have chosen to embark on a journey of self-discovery that will ignite your inner fire for learning, growing, and becoming all that you are made to be! And we are here to guide you to the tools, resources, and skills needed to make your most unimaginable dreams come true. University College is the first stop on your Brave exploration. Through the first-year experience (FYE) program, academic advising, Student Support Services, and the first-year seminar course, you will immerse yourself in reflective activities designed to help you develop, process, and realize your goals. University College is where you see Success!

Are you ready to accept the Brave challenge?! Register for the Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) session where you and your immediate family can visit campus and speak with all of our campus offices that support your success here at Alcorn. From advising to financial aid, you will have a personal experience that welcomes you to your new “home away from home.”

Please click the link below to register for one of the available SOAR sessions in June and July. There is a $30 deposit fee for SOAR that includes attendance for you and two guests. SOAR is a REQUIRED event for all new incoming students.

Take the first step and select a date for your summer orientation (SOAR):


Remember, you are not alone!  We are here to help you get through your registration and enrollment process. Please contact University College at [email protected] or 601-877-6226 for assistance with your first steps as a Brave.

We look forward to meeting you at SOAR! Until then, please visit our website: and follow us on Instagram using the handle #UCAlcorn.

Welcome to Alcorn State University, Where Knowledge and Character Matter!