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Incoming Freshman Orientation

All incoming students must attend Orientation prior to taking classes.

Fall Incoming Freshman/Family Orientation Dates

Session 1: June 6-7
Session 2: June 8-9
Session 3: June 13-14
Session 4: June 20-21
Session 5: June 22-23
Session 6: June 27-28
Session 7: August 14-15
(Parents attend August 14 only)

Spring Incoming Freshman/Family Orientation Dates

January 5- 6, 2017

Spanish interpretation services will be available for parents and family members. In order to secure appropriate accommodations, please call or email our office (910.962.3089 or transitions@uncw.edu).

Registration for January 2017 will open late August 2016.

2016 Freshman/Family Orientation Fees

Fees subject to change for incoming freshman and transfers enrolling in the fall 2016 term.

Student Orientation Fees:
January & August Sessions: $110.00
*Overnight lodging is not included for January & August Sessions*
June Sessions: $130.00

Parent & Family Orientation Fees:
January & August Sessions: $50.00 per person
June Sessions: $60.00 per person

Parent & Family On-Campus Housing (June Sessions only):
$15.00 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
*On-campus housing is only available for June Sessions*

Early Arrival Fees :
$15 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
*On-campus housing is available for the night prior to Orientation (June Sessions only)*
Check-In is between 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Early Registration for Classes

Do you want to be able to sign up for classes before Orientation? If so, please sign up for Orientation by May 11, 2016 and you will have the opportunity to complete early registration! University College can provide additional information on early registration.

Early Arrival for Orientation

Students who wish to arrive the night before their Orientation begins may stay on campus. Check-in is between 7:45-9 p.m. the night prior (June 5, 7, 12, 15, 19, and 21) at Cornerstone Residence Hall. Orientation Leaders will have a variety of activities planned to introduce students to each other. This option is available for an additional cost of $15.

Parents may stay on campus, in a separate residence hall away from the students, for an additional $15 per person per night. This is for a double occupancy room 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 will 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.

Early Arrival Fees :
$15 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
*On-campus housing is available for the night prior to Orientation (June Sessions only)*
Check-In is between 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

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