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Visit UNCW

COVID-19 Restrictions & Expectations for Campus Visitors

While visiting UNCW, we encourage visitors to follow the CDC suggestions on how to protect yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19. Please review the UNCW Coronavirus Website to learn more about the changing campus environment.

  • Maintain good social distance (at least 6 feet).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering when around others.

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 coming soon!

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 →
Available Now: Spring 2021 events for admitted and prospective students! 

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 Talks →
Our spring open house has gone virtual! We invite admitted first-year and transfer students to connect with the UNCW community throughout March and April as you take your next steps to become a Seahawk. Register today!


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

We invite admitted first-year and transfer students to explore UNCW's cultural centers, student groups, academic opportunities, and resource centers through virtual and in-person events held April 19-24. Register today!


Seahawk Saturday →
Who: Prospective high school seniors and transfer students
When: September 2021

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: