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Fall 2022 Early Action Decisions

Congratulations to our Future Seahawks! UNCW released Early Action admission decisions for Fall 2022 applicants on 1/6/22. You should have received an email, directing you to your UNCW Applicant Portal, where you can view your admission decision.

If you do not know your temporary PIN, please refer to your original 'Thank you for Applying to UNCW' email where your PIN will be included. If you have issues with accessing your portal, please contact our office at admissions@uncw.edu or 910-962-3243.

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Test Waiver: 2022 First-Year Applicants

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on test availability and the likelihood of additional cancellations, the UNC Board of Governors has extended the waiver of the standardized test requirement for first-year students applying for admission in Fall, 2022, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

This waiver will apply to all 17 campuses of the UNC System. Learn more and review frequently asked questions here.

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Housing & Residence Life: Residency Requirement

UNCW students admitted in the fall as a First-Year student will be required to live in on-campus housing for their first and second academic years. Students admitted as a Transfer student are invited, but not required, to live in on-campus housing. The residency requirement policy in full, information regarding who qualifies as a First-Year and Transfer student, and exceptions can be found on the Housing & Residence Life webpage


UNCW Admissions Calendar
August 1 Fall & Spring 2022 Applications Open
October 15 Spring 2022 Transfer Priority Application Deadline
November 1 Fall 2022 First-Year Early Action Application Deadline
December 1 UNCW Scholarship Application Opens
February 1 Fall 2022 First-Year Regular Decision Application Deadline
March 1 Summer & Fall 2022 Transfer Priority Application Deadline
March 1 UNCW Scholarship Application Priority Deadline
May 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline
May 1 Summer 2022 Transfer Final Application Deadline
June 1 Fall 2022 Transfer Final Application Deadline


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