Transition Programs

Transfer Student Upcoming Events Teal Bridge Logo

Please contact Ms. Barbie Cowan (cowanb@uncw.edu) or the Office of Transition Programs at 910-962-3089 with any questions or concerns regarding the events listed below. Thank you!

Text Box: Teal Bridge Fall 2016 SCHEDULE

Date

Time

Event

Location

Sat., Aug. 13

7 p.m.

8 p.m.

Ice Cream Social

Hypnotist Brian Imbus

Gather with other new students (transfer and off-campus) and grab ice cream before heading over for the traditional UNCW hypnotist event in Trask! Come see what some students will do in the name of fun!

Warwick Center (walk together to Trask)

Trask Coliseum

Sun., Aug. 14

5 p.m.

6 p.m.

7 p.m.

Pizza Social

Find My Class Tour

Seahawk Nation

Grab a slice of pizza while meeting other transfer students! Then we'll take a quick tour to find your class locations before the social justice event with Maura Cullen.

Clocktower Lounge

Depart from Clocktower for Chancellor's Walk

Burney Center

Mon., Aug. 15

10 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

12 noon

Convocation Small Group

Convocation Ceremony

Campus Picnic

Convocation is UNCW's official welcome for all new students. The small group meeting will help you learn what professors expect of you, then take your first Trek to Trask for the ceremony, followed by a campus-wide picnic on historic Hoggard Lawn.

Clocktower Lounge

Trask Coliseum

Hoggard Lawn

Tue., Aug. 16

10:30 a.m.

Beach Blast Meet Up

Join thousands (literally!) of other Seahawks as we take over the beach near Oceanic pier; some food/beverage (non-alcoholic) will be available.

Meet at Wagoner Hall parking lot to ride the shuttle together to the beach; must have your ID; no alcohol allowed - all bags will be inspected

Wed., Aug. 17

8:30 p.m.

Concert & Fire Works Extravaganza

What better way to celebrate the first day of classes than with fireworks!

Meet at Wagoner Hall (walk together to Gazebo)

Fri., Aug. 19

4 - 8 p.m.

Seahawk Adventures Kayak Trip

Love kayaking or want to learn? Well now is your chance! Limited numbers (only 20 spaces) mean more personal attention from the instructor. Come join other TRANSFER students new to UNCW and enjoy the fun of water sports in Wilmington! $18 per person (including equipment and transportation) cost and registration is a first-come, first-served basis. REGISTER HERE or on the Seahawk Adventures website.

Meet at Rec Center to ride to launch together; bring your ID.

Tue., Aug. 23

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meet and Greet

Representatives from Campus Activities & Involvement Center (CAIC, Transfer Student Organization (TSO), Tau Sigma (transfer student academic honor society) and CARE will help you navigate ways to become connected and engaged with campus organizations.

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017

Fri.,

Aug. 26

7 p.m.

Transfer Student Appreciation Day

Transfer students and families are invited to catch Seahawk soccer fever and cheer the women's team as they take on the Naval Academy! Student admission is free, and family tickets are $2 each. Discounted concessions will be available with a Teal Bridge pass. REGISTER HERE to attend the game!

Soccer Fields

Tue., Aug. 30

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

Q & A with Sammy Seahawk!

Now that you've been here a while, you may be realizing that you don't know where some things are or all the help you can get. Sammy Seahawk will get you "in the know" and maybe take a pic or two!

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017

Tue., Sep. 6

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

How to Get a Job!

Learn where the jobs on campus are and how to get them! Internships and Work Study options will be discussed, too.

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017

Tue., Sep. 13

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

Going to the Islands!

Experience the best (and cheapest) tacos in town! Bring $ for dinner.

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017, then depart

Tue., Sep. 20

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

Learn how to better your Leadership skills and get involved with the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement!

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017

Tue., Sep 27

6 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

Score a Perfect Credit Score!

Personal finance and budgeting can be a mystery, but it will be made easy when you learn from this alumni.

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017

Tue., Oct. 4

6 p.m.

** this meeting will last at least until 8:30 p.m.

Teal Bridge Meeting

Wilmington Ghost Walk!

Come here the dismal accounts behind our most unfortunate wretches and discover the poor lost souls that still linger in the Port City. Hear tales past and present, including the most recent encounters with these spirits, many of which have occurred during past tours.

Wrightsville Beach Room

FSC 2017, then depart