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Explore UNCW Virtually


Explore UNCW virtually by scheduling a virtual appointment with an admissions counselor, reviewing all recorded events for prospective and admitted students, and a variety of pre-recorded resources about campus, the student experience, and the surrounding area of Wilmington.  
 

Seahawk Talks: Prospective Student Virtual Events

Seahawk Talk: Transfer Pathways

Multicultural Week: Exploring Student Resources, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender at UNCW

Admissions Next Steps Remixed First-Year and Transfer Student Panel Counseling Center & University Learning Center
Master Class with Watson College of Education Career Center & Alumni Relations Centro Hispano & Latinx Student Panel
Campus Activities and Involvement Center & Education Abroad Learning Communities & Mentorship Programs Master Class with College of Arts & Sciences
Mohin-Scholz LGBTQIA+ Resource Office & Queer Student Panel Muslim and Arab Student Panel Greek Life Student Panel
Honors College & CSURF Master Class with Cameron School of Business Asian Student Panel
Master Class with College of Health & Human Services UNCW Student Showcase Upperman African American Cultural Center & Black Student Panel

Additional Resources for Students

Marine and Coastal Science
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
Cameron School of Business
College of Arts & Sciences
Watson College of Education
University College
University Learning Center

Career Center
Centro Hispano
Early College Student
Office of Student Leadership & Engagement
Study Abroad
UNCW Honors College
How Will College Credits Transfer to UNCW?

Prospective Student Virtual Information Sessions

FAQ's for Future Transfer Students

Transfer Admission Overview

Military Admissions Overview

Online & Extension Programs

First-Year Admission Overview

Admission Overview (En Español)

College of Health & Human Services - Degree Program Admissions Information

Recreational Therapy Information Session

Campus Tours

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First-Year Student Seahawk Experience

Welcome to our First-Year Experience episodes! We have interviewed current UNCW students to give you insight into their lives as a Seahawk and learn why they love UNCW.  
Episode 1: Meet Bella, a current sophomore studying Business with a concentration in Economics. Bella talks about her freshman experiences, moving into her first residence hall, exploring downtown Wilmington, and her current internship at the District Attorney’s office.
Episode 2: Meet Noah, a current junior studying Physics with minors in German and Mathematics. Noah talks about the UNCW campus environment, life in the Honors College, and his participation in undergraduate research.
Episode 3: Meet Juliana, a current sophomore studying Biology with minors in Neuroscience and Medical Humanities. Juliana talks about her experience as an out-of-state student, life on the weekends, resources for Pre-Professional students, and her time in the Honors College.
Episode 4: Meet Whitley, a current freshman studying Biology. Whitley talks about the transition from high school to college, how to make the most of freshman year, and the exciting adventures she has ahead at UNCW.
Episode 5: Meet Isabella, a current senior majoring in Film Studies. She has truly made the most of her four years as a Seahawk and provides an inside look at life as a Film Studies student. Isabella shares advice on how to get involved, grow as a leader, and find your place at UNCW.

Transfer Student Seahawk Experience

Welcome to our Transfer Student Experience episodes! We have interviewed current students who transferred to UNCW to give you insight into their lives as a Seahawk and learn why they love UNCW. 

 

Meet Carly, an English major who transferred from a community college.

 

 

Meet Grace, a Biology major who transferred from a community college.

 

 

Meet Alexus, double majoring in Sociology and Criminology from Raleigh, NC. Alexus is an on-campus residential student and is involved in UNCW as a Homecoming Coordinator, Teal Guide, Orientation Leader, Seahawk Link, and she works with UNCW Campus Life. 

 

Meet Stephanie, an Accounting & Business Analytics major from Wilmington, NC. Stephanie is a commuter student but is involved in the Student Government Association (SGA), Beta Alpha Psi, and Teal Guides. 

 

 

Meet Jordyn, a Communication Studies major with a minor in Leadership Studies and Psychology who transferred from Cape Fear Community College. Jordyn is a Teal Guide, was the Junior Class President of UNCW last year, and is a member of the UNCW club softball team, surf team, and the Chancellor's Climate Change Committee. 

 

 

Meet Paige, a Business major concentrating in Management Leadership and Strategic Marketing who transferred from Wake Tech Community College.  Some of the areas of Paige’s involvement include the Marketing and Communications Officer of the Entrepreneur Club, and Teal Guides. 

 

Campus Highlight Reel


Academic Highlights:
Take a sneak peek into academics at UNCW and the faculty that support our students.

Student Research: Students in any major have the opportunity to work with faculty on scholarly research.        

Student Services:  Review some of the support students will receive outside of the classroom.

Campus life: At the heart of UNCW, Campus Life facilities serve as the crossroads of the UNCW community, providing a welcoming place for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors to connect with each other as they share meals, rest and study, enjoy programs, and celebrate during events.

Wilmington, NC and our Surrounding Area

From Wilmington’s vibrant riverfront and scenic Riverwalk that winds around the storied Cape Fear River to three colorful island beaches, there’s something about the water here that surrounds, transforms, and enthralls visitors. Explore our coastal destination in the videos below and through the Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau.