Welcome Solera Experience at ASU West

Solera Experience at ASU West

Saturday, Aug. 12 - Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

The Solera Experience at ASU West is a three-day, two-night welcome experience for all incoming freshmyn* at ASU’s West location. It is the kickoff event to the freshmyn collegiate experience. Whether you’ll be living on campus or commuting during your first year at West, the Solera Experience at ASU West is strongly recommended because it helps students make connections with other new Sun Devils to form lifelong friendships, become familiar with the campus and ASU traditions and get off to a great start that sets them up for success. Not only will students feel like a member of our ASU West community, they will build a strong foundation for their college career and create lasting memories to add to their Sun Devil Story.

College Mythbusters

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.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

The 9th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

Who will be the winner of the 9th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta? 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 2017. The ASU West location is partnering with Changemaker and the Washington Elementary School District (WESD) for our service project.





To receive the early registration price of $50, you must complete your registration by Monday, July 31, 2017. All registrations received Tuesday, August 1, 2017 and after will receive the regular standard registration price of $75. The Registration Fee is simply added to your ASU student account.

Who Should Attend

Participation in the Solera Experience at ASU West is expected for all freshmyn* enrolled in the following colleges at ASU's West campus:

Frequently Asked Questions


*A gender-inclusive term for first-year students.