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Spring Into the Dub at UNCW. UNCW Welcome Programs 2022.

SPRING Into the Dub at UNCW | UNCWelcome 2023

Greetings, new and returning students! UNCWelcome offers a wide variety of events and opportunities designed to familiarize new and returning students, faculty, and staff with the UNCW community. The first six weeks of the semester are essential to navigating your journeys in academia, involvement and personal well-being. With over 200+ meaningful opportunities available, everyone can choose their own adventure in how they explore and immerse themselves at UNCW. 
SPRING Into the Dub, Seahawks! 
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Events and Involvement at UNCW

All UNCW students, faculty, and staff have access to WAVELINK: UNCW's Events Portal. For a daily and accurate list of opportunities each day, visit and login with your UNCW email (without and password. For a mobile-friendly experience, download WaveLink's mobile app, CORQ, in the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android). Don't forget to RSVP to events you want to attend so you can receive an email reminder!

Getting involved is a huge step in your UNCW experience. Whether it is through joining a Registered Student Organization, taking on a part-time job or internship, participating in community service, being a student-athlete, research assistant, resident assistant, and more - choose your place at UNCW. To begin your involvement journey, complete the Involvement Compass on WaveLink to receive personal recommendations from the Campus Activities & Involvement Center (CAIC).

Representation and Accessibility at UNCW

Many events serve as opportunities for students to learn about and appreciate diversity. In addition, these events may serve as safe for spaces for students of various intersectional identities. Diversity includes but is not limited to race, sexual orientation, gender, age, faith, dis(ability), political affiliation, veteran's status, socioeconomic circumstances, language, and more. Visit to learn more about the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion.

During UNCWelcome and beyond, we encourage the full participation of all UNCW community members. Event organizers make strong efforts to develop events and programs accessible for all. Should you have questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact the sponsoring department for that event with additional information. For information on how you can receive support from the Disability Resource Center, visit

Well-being at UNCW

Be a Healthy Hawk through UNCW's well-being initiative focusing on a holistic approach to daily life with an emphasis on the eight dimensions of well-being. Whether through UNCWelcome or year-round, engage with all eight dimensions by attending events and utilizing resources available to you. Discover how you can be a Healthy Hawk at

For questions related to UNCWelcome programs, please email For questions related to First Year Orientation and Transfer Orientation, please see the Office of Transition Programs website or email