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Incoming Freshman Orientation Schedule | Students & Family

Tentative JUNE Freshman Student Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.  All of the programs for student Orientation are required.  Students will be busy from 8:00 a.m. to after 10:00 p.m. on the first day and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the second day.  Class registration is at the end of Day 2 and we cannot guarantee students will be done by 5:00 p.m.

Day 1 - Sample Freshman June Schedule

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Check - in
9 - 9:20 a.m. Welcome
9:25 - 10 a.m. Orientation Small Group
10:10 - 11 a.m. Rising to the Academic Challenge       
11:10 am - 12:15 p.m. Groups 1 - 8 Lunch
                                            Groups 9 - 16 Fostering an Inclusive Sehawk Nation
12:25 - 1:30 p.m. Groups 1 - 8 Fostering an Inclusive Seahawk Nation
                                Groups 9 - 16 Lunch
1:40 - 2:30 p.m. On - Campus Housing
2:40 - 3:20 p.m. ABC’s of Academics 
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Life at UNCW & Math Testing
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Honors Program Meeting                  
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Athlete Meeting                                  
5:30 - 7 p.m. Dinner
7:30 - 8:45 p.m. Community Standards 
8:45 - 9:10 p.m. Campus Involvement
9:15 - 10:45 p.m. Social & Involvement Fair    

Day 2 - Sample Freshman June Schedule

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Residence Hall Check - out
8:30 - 9 a.m. Meet with small group
9 - 10 a.m.    Groups 1 - 8 Campus Safety - Women
               Campus Safety - Men
10:05 - 11:05 a.m.  Groups 9 - 16 Campus Safety - Women
                          Groups 1 - 8 Skill Seeker
11:10 am - 12:45 p.m. Group 1 Advising                         
11:10 - 1:10 p.m.
     11:10 - 11:25 a.m. Student Accounts                                
     11:25 - 11:40 a.m. Financial Aid                                        
     11:40 - 1:10 p.m. Lunch
12 - 3 p.m. Model Rooms
(Cornerstone Hall 102; Cornerstone Hall 131, Galloway Hall 128; Hewlett Hall 101 - 103;
Honors House 114; University Apartment H101 - 104)
1 - 2 p.m.
     1 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch 
     1:50 - 2:05 p.m. Student Accounts
     2:05 - 2:20 p.m. Financial Aid
1:45 p.m. Group 2 Advising
2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Information Fair       
2:30 - 5 p.m. Check - out & ID Pick Up

Tentative JUNE Freshman Family Schedule

The June Orientation sessions are two days for parents and family members. The August and January Orientation sessions are only one day for parents and family members.

Day 1 - Sample Freshman Family June Schedule

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Check - in
9 - 9:20 a.m. Welcome                                       
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Assisting Your Student with
10:20 - 11:45 a.m. Financial Matters
11:45 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
11:50 - 12:30 p.m. Campus Tour
12:45 - 1:15 p.m. Break Out Sessions
                                 Military & Veterans Services 
In or Out: Residency for Tuition Purposes
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Break Out Sessions
Financial Aid Hi - Lights   
                                             Technology Initiatives
1:50 - 2:35 p.m. Shared Responsibilities
2:40 - 3:20 p.m. ABC’s of Academics
3:35 - 4:20 p.m. Reality 101
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Living On Campus
Living Off Campus
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Honors Program Meeting                  
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Athlete Meeting                                      
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Parent’s Council Social               

Day 2 - Sample Freshman Family June Schedule

7:45 - 9 a.m. Residence Hall Check - out
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Parent Breakfast & Open House     
9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Welcome
9:40 - 10:40 a.m. Student Panel
10:55 - 12 a.m. Live What You Learn
12 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
12 - 12:30 p.m. Campus Tour
12 - 4:30 p.m. Bookstore Parent Open House
12 - 3 p.m. Model Rooms
Honors House 114; University Apartment H101 - 104)
1:40 - 2:30 p.m. Growing Up In College
2:30 - 2:40 p.m. Wrap Up
2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Information Fair
2:30 - 5 p.m. Check - Out

January and August Sessions are tentatively as follows:


Day 1: Freshman: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Day 2: Freshman: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Day 1: Parents/Family: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


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