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Visit UNCW

COVID-19 Restrictions & Expectations for Campus Visitors

The health and safety of our campus community is our first priority. While visiting UNCW, we encourage visitors to follow the CDC suggestions on how to protect themselves and others from the spread of COVID-19. Please note that the North Carolina Executive Order 215, effective Friday, May 14, 2021 lifted the COVID-19 face coverings requirement. Based on this Executive Order, face coverings will not be required at UNCW. Please review the UNCW Coronavirus Website to learn more about the changing campus environment.


Campus Visit 

Campus Visit Information

We invite you and your family to visit UNCW's main campus to explore one of the most beautiful campuses in the South and first-hand from a current Seahawk about the unique academic opportunities and tight-knit community.

Schedule your campus visit →
Summer campus visit registration available now!

Explore UNCW Virtually

Virtual Visit Opportunities

Until you can make it to Wilmington in person, we encourage you to check out our variety of virtual opportunities to learn about living, learning, and applying to UNCW.

Take a virtual tour →

Meet with an Admissions Counselor →

Register for virtual events →

View past virtual events →

Open House Visit Programs

Open House Information

The Office of Admissions hosts several visit programs throughout the year designed with you and your college search in mind. 


Seahawk Saturday →
Who: Prospective high school seniors and transfer students
When: September 2021, more information coming soon.


Seahawk Talks →
Our spring open house for admitted students went virtual! Check out the recordings of the Seahawk Talks.


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

This spring we explored UNCW's cultural centers, student groups, academic opportunities, and resource centers. Check out the recordings of Multicultural Week.


Self-Guided Campus Tour

Self-Guided Tour Information

Looking to tour the UNCW main campus on your own? Download the self-guided campus tour map so you can navigate campus and learn more about each stop on the way.

Please note that the UNCW Center for Marine Science is not open to the public. We encourage you to explore the Center for Marine Science through our virtual tour option.

Self-Guided Campus Tour Resources →

School Group Tours

Group Visit Information

The Office of Admissions is excited to welcome high school and transfer student groups to campus for an inside look into the application process and life as a Seahawk.  

COVID-19 Update: UNCW is unable to accommodate group tour requests at this time due to limited tour capacity.

Register School Group to Visit UNCW →

Discover Wilmington



In addition to visiting UNCW, we encourage you to explore the surrounding Wilmington area! Here are a few resources to get you started: