Virtual Open House

UNCW Virtual Open House

The UNCW Office of Admissions invites prospective students and their families to join faculty and staff from across campus to learn about applying, living, and learning at North Carolina's coastal university, virtually!

Virtual Open House: Applying, Living & Learning at UNCW

October 1 - 3, 2020


Thursday, October 1

Applying to UNCW: Learn more about the UNCW application process for First-Year and Transfer students. Find out what it takes to be a competitive applicant and hear tips and tricks for standing out amongst the applicant pool.

  • LIVE First-Year Counselor Chat: Early Action vs. Regular Decision
    (11:00 AM)
  • LIVE First-Year Counselor Chat: Application Tips (1:00 PM)
  • LIVE Early College Information Session (2:00 PM)
  • LIVE First-Year Counselor Chat: Test Optional (3:30 PM)

  • LIVE Transfer Counselor Chat: Application Tips (11:00 AM)
  • LIVE Transfer Counselor Chat: Transferring Credit (1:00 PM)
  • LIVE Transfer Counselor Chat: Community College Student Resources
    (3:30 PM)

  • Information sessions from the Office of Admissions, the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, and University College!


Friday, October 2

Learning at UNCW: Find out what life is like as a Seahawk in the classroom! Interact with UNCW faculty to learn more about academic programs and opportunities to enrich your academic experience, such as Honors College, studying abroad, and applied learning opportunities.

  • LIVE Academic Advising Experience Panel (11:00 AM)
  • LIVE Honors College Student Q&A Panel (2:00 PM)

  • Information sessions from the Cameron School of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, and Watson College of Education!

  • Information sessions about Learning Communities, Applied Learning, Career Center resources, and Study Abroad opportunities!


Saturday, October 3

Living at UNCW: Experience the beauty of the UNC Wilmington campus alongside our student tour guides! Check out residence hall life, connect  with other prospective students, and hear from current students about their experience as a Seahawk!

  • LIVE Guided Virtual Main Campus Tour (12:00 PM)
  • LIVE First-Year Student Q&A Panel (2:00 PM)
  • LIVE Transfer Student Q&A Panel (2:00 PM)

  • Information sessions from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Housing and Residence Life, and PERCH Services!