Transition Programs

Downtown at night

Accommodations and Transportation

2016 On-Campus Housing Information

June Freshman Orientation:

  • On-campus housing for the first night of orientation is included in students' orientation fee. Students will be staying in either Cornerstone Hall, Honors House or Innovation House. All students are encouraged to stay on campus, as it provides an opportunity to meet other students and to get to know campus. Additionally, student sessions sometimes run late into the evening.

  • Early Arrival Option: Students who wish to arrive the night before their Orientation begins may stay on campus. Check-in is between 7:45-8:45 p.m. the night prior (June 5, 7, 12, 19, 21 & 26) in Cornerstone Hall. Orientation Leaders will have a variety of activities planned to introduce students to each other. This option is available for an additional $15 fee.

  • Parents: Parents may stay on campus, in a separate residence hall away from the students, for an additional $15 per night. This is for a double occupancy with single beds. Please be aware that these are residence halls and not hotels. Each room has two single beds, desks, chairs and includes linens. No other amenities will be provided. Parents might also have to walk down the hall to a shared bathroom. While there are no evening activities planned for parents, they are encouraged to check out what Wilmington has to offer.

  • Sheets, towels, a pillow and a blanket will be provided for students and parents staying in the dorms,

June Transfer Orientation:

  • On-campus housing is available for the night prior to orientation (Wed. June 15). Check-in is between 7:45-8:45 p.m. This option is available for an additional $15 fee per person.

May & August Transfer and August & January Freshman Orientation:

No on-campus housing is available for students or parents for these sessions.

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Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

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  • Address: 1740 Airport Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28405
  • Airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta
  • Direct Flights: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York-LaGaurdia, Orlando-Sanford, Washington-National (seasonal)





Hertz Rent-A-Car

National / Alamo

Thrifty / Dollar


  • Allen's Taxi: 910.228.6273
  • Able's Taxi: 910.264.2934
  • Angel's Taxi: 910.796.8956
  • Affordable Taxi: 910.409.2513
  • AAA Coastal Taxi: 910.632.4717
  • A&K Taxi: 910.431.4943
  • Beach Buggy: 910.792.0232
  • Bill's Taxi: 910.232.1819
  • Goins Taxi: 910.409.0727
  • Grab a Cab: 910.620.9579
  • Home James Taxi: 910.200.1654
  • Letts Taxi/Lemo Service: 910.343.3335
  • Price Is Right Taxi: 910.208.9075
  • Safe Ride Taxi: 910.508.2794
  • Riverside: 910.508.2794
  • Transporter: 910.632.7401