Debby Hill, Associate Registrar at The University of Southern Mississippi discussed how administration, faculty and staff could utilize SOAR at New Faculty Orientation on August 20, 2012. Ms. Hill described how to access class and grade rosters, and advisement with the use of SOAR. She also outlined the importance of staying within FERPA guidelines. Hill described the terminology associated with the academic calendar. For example, the difference between the financial drop deadline and the academic drop deadline and the financial penalty related to these deadlines.