Orientation – Burbank

Undergraduate Programs

Here you can find all the information you need to get started at Woodbury. Below you can learn more about and register for Placement Exams and Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR).

Note: a SOAR fee will be included on your student account

Placement Exams

Things to know about placement exams:

  • To determine which exams you need to complete, please refer to the Spring 2019 Math Exam Placement Guide, the Fall 2019 Math Placement Exam Guide, and the Writing Exam Placement Guide. Contact your Admissions Counselor if you have any questions.
  • Placement exams must be taken before your SOAR date. You will NOT be permitted to attend SOAR if you have not satisfied your placement exam requirement.
  • Students must register in advance; walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
  • Students must check-in on time; late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
  • Placement exams dates are subject to change.
  • Both Math and Writing exams are offered on all placement exam testing days.
  • Students are given 45-minutes to complete each exam, unless other accommodations have been approved by Disabilities and Accessibility Services.
  • If you need accommodations, appropriate documentation verifying your disability must be provided to Disabilities and Accessibility Services no later than one week before the testing date. This documentation could be satisfied by submitting a copy of your Individualized Education Plan (IEP), doctor’s verification, notice of approved accommodation, or approval letter from College Board or ACT. Disabilities and Accessibility Services will email you after reviewing your request. Email Disabilities and Accessibility Services:
  • Exam Resources
  • For any questions, contact the Office of Admissions: 818.252.5221 or 800.784.9663.

Placement Exam Registration

To register for Spring 2019 placement exams, select a date below:

monday, january 7,  2019            9:30 Am – 11:45 am

tuesday, january 8,  2019             9:30 AM – 11:45am  

To register for Fall 2019 placement exams, select a date below:

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM

Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Monday, July 8, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Monday, July 8, 2019 | 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 1:30 – 3:45 PM

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Monday, August 12, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Monday, August 12, 2019 | 1:30 – 3:45 PM

SOAR

Attending Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) is required of all newly admitted students. SOAR helps prepare you for college life and shares with you the array of support services available from your new campus community. Note: a SOAR fee will be charged to your account.

SOAR Registration


For Spring 2019, there will be one SOAR for both freshmen and transfer students. To register, click on the date below.

thursday, january 10, 2019         8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

 

For Fall 2019, there are several SOAR date options.
If you need to take placement exams, please make sure you register for and take them before your SOAR date; you will NOT be permitted to attend SOAR if you have not satisfied your placement exam requirement. To register, click on the date below:

SOAR dates for freshmen students only:

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

SOAR dates for transfer students only:

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

 

SOAR dates for out-of-state + international students:

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

For the following majors only:

Accounting
Architecture
Fashion Marketing
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Architecture
Management
Marketing
Political Science
Professional Writing
Public Safety Administration

Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM

For the following majors only:

Animation
Applied Computer Science
Communication
Fashion Design
Filmmaking
Game Art & Design
Graphic Design
Psychology

International Student Orientation

We require all international students to attend international student orientation. International students will learn about required legal and institutional responsibilities to maintain their status. Attendance is mandatory in order to remain in good standing with United States Citizenship Immigration Services (USCIS). Optional shopping excursion to downtown Burbank and the Empire Center from 3pm-6pm.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019         8:30 AM – 2:00 PM