Saginaw Valley State University participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board and grants either advanced credit, advanced placement or both, to freshmen who have completed college-level studies while still in high school and have earned satisfactory scores on the Advanced Placement examinations.
A solid core in these subjects will best prepare students for college level work and will provide the broadest possible range of academic choices. Students graduating from a Michigan high school are expected to meet the requirements of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.
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SOAR is a one day orientation program for new, incoming freshmen where you will: (1) Receive academic advising and register for your first semester of SVSU courses, (2) Learn about involvement opportunities and life on campus, (3) Take your picture for your student I.D., and (4) Meet current SVSU students and fellow new Cardinals.