Welcome Solera Experience at ASU West

Solera Experience at ASU West

Saturday, August 14 - Monday, August 16

The Solera Experience at ASU West is a three-day, two-evening experience for all incoming first year students at ASU’s West campus. It is the kickoff event to ASU Welcome and the first year student collegiate experience. Whether you’ll be living on campus or commuting during your first year at West, you don’t want to miss the Solera Experience at ASU West! Not only is it a lot of fun, it helps ensure you get off to a great start as a Sun Devil and sets you up for success. The Solera Experience at ASU West is strongly recommended because it helps you form friendships, make connections with caring staff and award-winning faculty and become familiar with campus and ASU traditions. Not only will you feel like a member of our ASU West community, you will build a strong foundation for your college career and create lasting memories to add to your Sun Devil story.

college myth busters

College Mythbusters

Students often come to college not knowing what is a myth and what is fact. Submit questions anonymously to our panel and have your myths busted or proven as fact.

Annual cardboard regatta

The 12th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

Who will be the winner of the 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race? Each team will choose one member to be the captain and take the boat out for a spin across the Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFC) Pool. This race is going to be hot so be sure to grab a Sweet Treat at the pool during the race.

Late Night Programs

Late Night Programs

Each night there is a different event hosted by one of the many ASU student organizations. Past events have included dance parties, hypnotists and comedians.

Sparky’s Day of Service

Sparkys Day of ServiceSun Devils give back and impact the surrounding community. Solera participants will take part in a meaningful local service project that benefits members of the Phoenix area. Sparky’s Day of Service is a university-wide initiative for all incoming students during ASU Welcome 2021.





To receive the early registration price of $50, you must complete your registration by Saturday, July 31, 2021. All registrations received Sunday, August 1, 2021 and after will receive the regular standard registration price of $75. The Registration Fee is simply added to your ASU student account in August.

Who Should Attend

Participation in the Solera Experience at ASU West is expected for all first-year students enrolled in the following colleges at ASU's West campus:

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