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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Student Outreach And Referral (SOAR) and the Cougar Care Network (CCN)?

SOAR and CCN are both initiatives to support and promote students’ academic and personal success. SOAR is the front door for students and their families to access resources (self-referral). CCN is focused on supporting students through faculty/staff referrals.  

Where are the SOAR and CCN offices located?

SOAR and CCN are located in the Dean of Student Office, University Student Union 3500.

How can I contact someone at SOAR/CCN?

You can contact us via phone at 1-760-750-SOAR (7627), Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.  - 5:00 p.m. or by email at or You can also visit us in the Dean of Students suite, University Student Union 3500.