Incoming Transfer Orientation

Summer and Fall Orientation Registration is Open!!

All students must attend Orientation prior to class registration.

Incoming Transfer Orientation Dates

Summer & Fall 2014:
Professional Schools - Wednesday, May 14
(Cameron School of Business, College of Health & Human Services, and Watson School of Education)
College of Arts & Sciences - Thursday, May 15
All Schools & Colleges - Wednesday, June 18 *
All Schools & Colleges - Wednesday, August 13 *

*Spanish interpretation services will be available for parents and family members during the June and August transfer sessions. In order to secure appropriate accommodations, please call or email the orientation office (910.962.3089 or transitions@uncw.edu).

Spring 2015:**
All School & Colleges - January 8
**Sign up for Spring 2015 Orientation will open August 29, 2014

Transfer/Family Orientation Fees

    Student Orientation Fees:
    $75.00 (All Sessions)
    Overnight lodging is not included.

    Parent & Family Orientation Fees:
    $25.00 per person (All Sessions)
    Overnight lodging is not included.

    Parent & Family On-Campus Housing:
    $15 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
    *On-campus housing is only available for the June Session*

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

Refund Information

    Transfer/Family Orientation Refund Request Deadlines:

    May Transfer Sessions - May 2
    June Transfer Session - May 30
    August Transfer Session - July 31

    Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the Transition Programs Office by the deadline above.  No refunds will be granted after the deadline. Refund checks are mailed within 3-4 weeks of receipt. Please include the following information in an email to transitions@uncw.edu:

    • Student's name and identification number (850#)
    • What your refund is for (i.e. cancel family member Orientation reservation)
    • Name and address of the refund recipient

Essential Information

  • Reservations for Orientation cannot be made until you have paid the $100 enrollment fee.
  • If you are signing up on the web, we can only accept Visa or MasterCard payments.
  • We will not accept reservations via email.
  • We must receive your reservation by the deadline.
  • No on-site registrations on the day of Orientation are accepted.
  • Please send your reservation one time only.
  • To register on-line follow these instructions (You must use Internet Explorer to register on-line):
    1. Click Here to Enter mySeaport    
    2. If you don't already know your UNCW User Name, click on "Look up my Username/UNCW student e-mail address?" Enter your student ID number (or your social security number). You will be given a 3 letter-4 number code. This is your user name and your official UNCW email address. Your password is your 8 digit birthdate (i.e. 01011993). Use these to log into mySeaPort.
    3. Click on the Orientation link, located on the left hand side of the screen. Follow the instruction to select your Orientation date and make your on-line payment.
    4. If a session is full, you will not be able to select it.
  • Please note - An Orientation date can be changed only once, and only if the session that you want to move into is open. If there is a price increase because of the change, payment is required before the change can be made.  Call the Office of Transition Programs at 910.962.3089 to make the change.

Immunization and Medical
History Information

Depaolo Hall

You can find immunization and medical history forms on the Student Health Center website.  Please be sure to complete all four pages of the form. You are welcome to attach immunization records from your doctor or school to the form and send them in all together. You can also bring them with you to orientation. If you have any questions, please contact the Immunization Coordinator Gina Fargnoli via email or phone at 910.962.7818.

Computer and Software
Purchase Information

    UNCW students can receive computer discounts on Dell and Apple computers by purchasing them via the UNCW online store at www.uncw.edu/computers. In addition, B1NARIES Technology Store is Apple and Dell hardware certified and can assist with repairs right here on campus.

    UNCW students can also receive Microsoft Windows and Office (for PCs and Macs) at drastically reduced rates. This software can be purchased on mySeaport and shipped to you, or during Orientation you may visit B1NAR1ES in the Fisher University Union to purchase your copy. For more details, including prices and store hours, visit www.uncw.edu/binaries.

Residency Information

For information concerning residency for tuition purposes, please visit the following websites:

Prospective students who are in the application process or are trying to decide to apply should attend a Visit Day or possibly visit the campus at their convenience.  To arrange a tour create a SeaLevel account.

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